Doug Schulze – Managing Partner
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Doug has over 15 years in high-technology markets with both Fortune 50 and startup companies. He has a broad experience base cut from executive positions in marketing, sales, corporate development and as general manager at public companies such as Intel, Loudeye Corp, Convera and private organizations iCat, Optigraphics, Agenesis ThinkTank, RDI Video Systems and CompuMed. While at Intel, Doug chartered the expansion plans into e-commerce managing an acquisition of a segment leader, overseeing the integration and driving the division’s P&L. Responsibilities at Loudeye included the marketing, strategy planning, and the execution of a corporate investment round, successful IPO and follow-on acquisition of 8 expansion M&A transactions.
The common theme throughout Doug’s career is the rapid development and deployment of products into emerging markets primarily leveraged through alliances and partnerships with the influential companies that lead the segment. His international experience spans across a variety of high impact sales, partnership and M&A transactions with firms such as IBM, Microsoft, Vivendi, Visa International, AOL, BT, Unisys, Sony, UPS, Amazon.com, CNET, HP, AT&T, and with the leading film studios and record companies.
Doug is degreed in business and marketing management from Cal Poly Pomona and Claremont Colleges where he studied under Peter Drucker and Reed Powell in the campaign to train America’s leading executives on the effectiveness of Japanese management techniques in the mid-eighties. He is also a graduate of Harvard’s Business executive and continuation programs.