Jeff joined Bain Capital Ventures in 2006 and led a variety of investments spanning digital media, mobile and internet enabled services. Beginning in 2013 Jeff became an Operating Partner and assumed the role of CEO of Skyhook Wireless, a BCV portfolio company focused on providing location solutions to enterprises including many of the world’s largest device makers. Prior to joining Bain Capital Ventures, Jeff was President & CEO of m-Qube, Inc. a Bain Capital portfolio company acquired by VeriSign. In 2006, Jeff was voted Ernst & Young “Entrepreneur of the Year” in New England and was also named to the Boston Business Journal’s “40 under 40” list. Prior to m-Qube, Jeff held positions as Founder and President of Transactive Solutions, Chief Operating Officer of Travelers/NETPlus, and a strategy consultant with the Boston Consulting Group where he focused on multimedia and convergence technologies.
Jeff received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Economics and Political Science from Amherst College.
In addition to his professional responsibilities, Jeff is Chairperson of BUILD Boston, a non-profit helping high school students succeed in school and in life, and is working to bring BUILD to Boston. Jeff is also a founding board member of the Mobile Giving Foundation.
At the age of 17, Jeff started his entrepreneurial career selling office furniture door to door in New York. Then, as a freshman in college, he borrowed $10K to start a mail order company.