Pond Venture Partners, the UK early-stage technology venture capitalist, has appointed Peter van Cuylenburg as a venture partner and a member of its advisory board. He will help identify emerging technologies appropriate for Pond Venture Partners to invest in.
From being vice president of Texas Instruments’ worldwide computer division, and subsequently CEO of Mercury Communications, van Cuylenburg became president & COO of NeXT Computer Inc in 1992. He went on to become executive vice president for Xerox Corporation and then president of Quantum Corporation’s DSS Group.
Currently van Cuylenburg is executive chairman of SealedMedia Ltd, a Pond Ventures portfolio company, and non-executive chairman of another Pond Ventures investment, Transitive Technologies. He also serves as non-executive chairman of Anadigm Limited and Elixent Limited, and is a member of the boards of directors of QAD Inc and JNI Corp, both in California.