Ernest L. Godshalk III

Advisor at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

Ernest L. Godshalk III

Ernest L. Godshalk III

Advisor at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

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Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc.

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154

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

1946

Age

72

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Intellectual Property Attorney at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Velocity Equity Partners LLC

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Former Executive Chairman at Apex Tool Group LLC

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Vice President-Corporate Development & General Counsel at CiDRA Corporate Services, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at CiDRA Corporate Services, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

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Thomas J. Watson, Junior Professor of Technology & Education at Brown University

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Fund Advisor at Linden Manager LLC

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Managing Member at VCFNE V Partners LLC

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Founder at Gemini Investors LLC

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Ernest L. Godshalk III
Advisor at Velocity Equity Partners LLC
Education
Graduate Degree
Class of 1967

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Graduate Degree

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Career History
Advisor
Current

Velocity Equity Partners focuses on investments in early-stage growth companies located primarily in the Northeastern region of the US. The firm invests mainly in the information technology and manufacturing technology sectors. Within the information technology sector, they focus on: (1) enterprise software and infrastructure (2) communications infrastructure (3) wireless applications and (4) niche vertical software applications. Velocity Equity Partner's investments in the manufacturing technology sector include: (1) silicon and hardware-based technologies (2) sensors and process controls and (3) applications of technologies to manufacturing processes and industrial products. The firm targets companies with defensible advantages and realistic potential for growth and profitability. Companies must have the potential to achieve annual revenues of $30 million within 5 years and show at least 100% year-to-year revenue growth for at least the first 3 years. Velocity Equity Partners prefers to make investments in the range of $1 million to $5 million

President & Chief Operating Officer
1999 - 2004

Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates, Inc. designs and manufactures semiconductor processing equipment. The company was founded in April 1999 and is headquartered in Gloucester, MA.

Managing Director
1993 - 2012
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

GTAT Corp. provides polysilicon production technology and crystalline ingot growth systems. Its products include polysilicon technologies, silicon crystal growth, sapphire crystal growth, advanced sapphire material and silicon carbide crystal growth equipment. The company was founded by Kedar P. Guptais in 1994 headquartered in Merrimack, NH.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

Velocity Equity Partners focuses on investments in early-stage growth companies located primarily in the Northeastern region of the US. The firm invests mainly in the information technology and manufacturing technology sectors. Within the information technology sector, they focus on: (1) enterprise software and infrastructure (2) communications infrastructure (3) wireless applications and (4) niche vertical software applications. Velocity Equity Partner's investments in the manufacturing technology sector include: (1) silicon and hardware-based technologies (2) sensors and process controls and (3) applications of technologies to manufacturing processes and industrial products. The firm targets companies with defensible advantages and realistic potential for growth and profitability. Companies must have the potential to achieve annual revenues of $30 million within 5 years and show at least 100% year-to-year revenue growth for at least the first 3 years. Velocity Equity Partners prefers to make investments in the range of $1 million to $5 million

Independent Director
2008 - 2014

Hittite Microwave Corp. designed and manufactured of performance integrated circuits, or ICs, modules, subsystems and instrumentation for technically demanding digital, RF, microwave and millimeterwave applications covering DC to 110 GHz. The company's standard and custom products apply analog, digital and mixed-signal semiconductor technologies, which are used in a wide variety of wireless & wired communication and sensor applications for the automotive, broadband, cellular infrastructure, fiber optic, microwave & millimeterwave communications, military, space and test & measurement markets. It operates design centers and has sales and technical support staff in Canada, Colorado, Egypt, Norway, Turkey and Virginia, and has sales offices in China, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, Korea, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The company was founded by Yalcin Ayasli in 1985 and was headquartered in Chelmsford, MA.

Director
Current
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