OceanBridge Capital

International Secondary Venture Investing

Gregory Carson, Principle

Gregory M. Carson is our Principle directing European Operations.

He has direct responsibility for Europe and TMT investments, supporting Scandinavian execution. He has over 18 years of experience in principle investing, M&A and executive leadership. Prior to joining  Ocean Bridge Capital, and was a Investment Banker at UBS and Jefferies. Working first on Wall Street, then in europe in London. He has been completed over 30 transactions as principle or advisor for over $3bn in transaction value with operations in over 20 countries. His expertise is centered around Business Services, Technology, Media and Telecoms, and Bio-Tech.

Prior to UBS, Gregory was managing partner of the leading ’emerging business opportunity’ consulting firm Thornhill Partners where he did strategy, market analysis and MA& consulting for companies such as IBM, NBC, PBS, AMD and several other top companies. During this time he also served on the Venture Board of Enicial Ventures, a Venture fund focused on US and Latin America investment.

Prior to Thornhill, Mr. Carson was the CEO of EchoLink/MassHysteria a hightech california company which was profitable and growing over 150% every year under management, and qualified on the Deloitte and Touche Fast 500 fastest growing US companies and where he was honoured with the Entrepreneur of the Year award from Ernst and Young. Susequent to that he was COO/CMO of govWorks a government related transaction company that eventually sold to First Data.

Gregory Studied Computer Science and Sociology undergraduate as the University of California, San Diego, holds a special Masters/Certificate in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Mass. Institute of Technology, and and MBA double major in Finance and Strategy from The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. He is a lecturer teaching Negotiation, Leadership and Finance at some of Sweden’s leading Universities. Gregory splits his time between London and Scandinavia. He also serves as Advisor and/or Director on several private boards.

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