Team

The Opus Capital team has over six decades of deep operational experience with market making companies spanning multiple industries. From practical advice to vast networks of talented people, the entrepreneurs we partner with are able to leverage this expertise as they work to grow and accelerate their company.

But don’t take our word for it, talk with the entrepreneurs we work with on a daily basis.

Dan Avida

Dan Avida

With 16 years experience building successful companies and guiding them through to profitable outcomes, Dan Avida brings a strong operating background to Opus Capital.

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Gill Cogan

Gill Cogan

Gill Cogan brings more than 25 years of venture capital investing experience in software, communications and semiconductors as well as experience building and leading venture capital firms.

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Carl Showalter

Carl Showalter

Carl Showalter brings more than 12 years of executive experience to Opus from innovative and market-making technology companies such as Juniper Networks and UUNET.

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Joseph Cutts

Joseph Cutts

Joseph Cutts is an experienced senior executive with 25 years of financial and operational leadership experience in a diverse set of industries.

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Phil Greer

Phil Greer

Phil brings nearly 40 years of venture capital investing experience to Opus, having been a founding partner of Weiss, Peck & Greer in 1971, and having provided continuity of leadership of the firm since that time.

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Serge Plotkin

Serge Plotkin

Serge Plotkin is a venture partner for Opus Capital, where he sources and evaluates investment opportunities and contributes technical assistance to portfolio companies.

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Tracy Gribschaw

Tracy Gribschaw

A veteran IT specialist with over 13 years experience, Tracy has supported businesses within the venture capital and technology incubator industries.

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Patricia Johnson

Patricia Johnson

Prior to Opus Capital, Patricia Johnson served Lightspeed Venture Partners in a similar role. Previously, Patricia held managerial roles in the areas of human resources and administration for Heidrick & Struggles, Inc. and for Wells Fargo Bank.

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Evelyn Lassman

Evelyn Lassman

Evelyn Lassman is an experienced finance professional with over 20 years of financial, accounting and investment banking experience.

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Robert B. Carter

EVP and CIO, FedEx Corporation

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Judith Estrin

Founder and CEO, Packet Design, LLC

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Daniel C. Kurtzer

Adjunct Professor, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University; Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel

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Regis McKenna

Founder of Regis McKenna, Inc

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Sam Nunn

Co-Chairman and CEO, Nuclear Threat Initiative. Former United States Senator

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Sanford R. Robertson

Partner, Francisco Partners. Founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Robertson, Stephens & Company

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Richard M. Rosenberg

Chairman and CEO, BankAmerica Corporation (Retired)

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John M. Thompson

Chairman of the Board, TD Bank Financial Group

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