Gregory W. Koss

Former Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Senior Advisor at BTI Systems, Inc.

Gregory W. Koss

Gregory W. Koss

Former Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Senior Advisor at BTI Systems, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

BTI Systems, Inc.
Reef Point Systems, Inc.
SavaJe Technologies, Inc.

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544

Number of Boards

2

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Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President of Mergers & Acquisitions at SMTC Corp.

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Co-Founder at LearnLaunchX Management LLC

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Lecturer at Boston University

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Fuze, Inc.

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Former Chief Financial Officer & Vice President at Skyworks Solutions, Inc.

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Vice President, Strategic Accounts at Plexxi, Inc.

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Former Senior Vice President-American Sales at BTI Systems, Inc.

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Partner-Investment at Bessemer Venture Partners

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Chief Financial Officer & Vice President, Corporate Development at Accelergy Corp.

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Partner at Crosslink Capital, Inc.

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Gregory W. Koss
Former Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Senior Advisor at BTI Systems, Inc.
Education
Undergraduate Degree

Worcester Polytechnic Institute was founded in 1865 to create and convey the latest science and engineering knowledge in ways that are most beneficial to society. WPI's 14 academic departments offer more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, engineering, technology, business, the social sciences, and the humanities and arts, leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

Career History
Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Senior Advisor
2007 - 2010

BTI Systems, Inc. provides intelligent networking software and systems. Its products include cloud connect, packet optical transport, Ethernet, network management, software networking, and network functions virtualization. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Kanata, Canada.

Consultant
2004 - 2005

Warburg Pincus focuses on investments in the following sectors: financial services, healthcare, energy, consumer/manufacturing/industrials and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT). The firm participates in venture capital investments, growth equity investments, spin-outs, LBOs and special situation opportunities. They invest primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.Warburg Pincus' financial services investments primarily focus on the following industries: (1) asset/wealth management (2) banks and depository institutions (3) exchanges (4) financial technology (5) growth companies, developing economies and new markets (6) insurance companies (7) payment and transaction processing companies (8) private banking and (9) specialty and consumer finance. The firm's healthcare investments focus mainly on medical devices, healthcare services, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and European healthcare. Within the technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector, Warburg Pincus targets investments in the following areas: (1) software (2) media, information and Internet (3) financial technology (4) telecommunications (5) business services and (6) systems and semiconductors. The firm's energy investments focus on (1) oil and gas including exploration and production, midstream, refining and oilfield services (2) power generation and transmission (3) alternative energy/renewables and (4) innovative energy technologies.Warburg Pincus takes a long-term perspective and invests in companies across all stages of development, from founding start-ups and furthering growth in developing companies to leading recapitalizations or buy-outs of more mature businesses.

Senior Vice President Marketing
1989 - 1994

CrossComm Corp. develops advanced networking products. The firm provides ATM edge routing and switching products for integrating ATM technology into corporate networks, while preserving legacy LAN environments. It offers complete, scalable LAN switching solutions that can grow as bandwidth. The company was founded by Tadeusz Witkowicz in 1987 and is located in Marlborough, MA.

Boards & Committees
Vice Chairman
Prior

BTI Systems, Inc. provides intelligent networking software and systems. Its products include cloud connect, packet optical transport, Ethernet, network management, software networking, and network functions virtualization. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in Kanata, Canada.

Executive Chairman
Prior

Reef Point Systems, Inc. (Quarry Technologies) produces a security solution that enables confidential communications over public and private networks with protection, tailored service, detailed accounting visibility and ready management control. The firm solution enables advanced IP services, including encrypted IP Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) and firewalls with Denial of Service (DOS) attack prevention, for large, high-speed networks. The company was founded in 1998 by Avi Legmann and is located in Burlington, MA.

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CALIENT Technologies, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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