Digital Networks appt

Digital Networks Global Ventures has appointed Patrick Kremer as an executive in residence. Kremer joins the firm with 20 years’ management, business development and marketing experience in the information services and software industries including 10 years of technical, sales, and market strategy roles at IBM Corporation in a division that grew annual revenues five times to $2bn.

He spent three years as group manager of Sybase Channels Development in the early 1990s leading a team of business development and technical professionals in identifying emerging software leaders and managing the integration with their products. And he spent a further seven years leading business and channels development and marketing at three successive early stage companies including Visigenic, Andromedia, and TrueSpectra; two of which launched channels into Europe and had significant exits (including one IPO and acquisitions by Macromedia and Borland).