Alteon brings extensive experience in Silicon Valley, Wall Street and the Board Rooms of leading technology companies to our Clients. Our backgrounds range from R&D and operating management to finance and investment banking
George Lauro – Founding Partner & CEO
Former Managing Director and Partner at Wasserstein Perella, a leading Wall Street VC and Leveraged Buyout firm. Led and syndicated 34 VC financings. Member of the board of directors of 7 public and 26 private companies. Raised $250M VC equity financing for portfolio companies and completed M&A transactions exceeding $2B in value. Was Managing Director of Technology Commercialization at IBM Headquarters and ran a group that spun new businesses from IBM Watson Research lab.
Board positions have included Peregrine (Nasdaq:PSMI), Westinghouse Solar (Nasdaq WES), Triscend (XLNX), Sandcraft (NETL), SMaL Camera (CY), Hotrail (SWKS), Qusion (EMKR), Sensera (ASE:SE1), among 25 others. Served on Audit, Comp Committees, Board Chairman and Interim CEO.
Gil Amelio – Founding Partner
Former Chairman and CEO of Apple Computer, President of Rockwell International, Chairman, President & CEO of National Semiconductor Corporation, Senior Board Member of ATT and Chairman and CEO of Jazz Technologies. Has been Chairman & Board member of several private tech companies. Under Gil’s leadership, these companies underwent successful transformations that resulted in over $9 billion USD increase in investor value.
Federico Arcelli – Managing Partner
Former VP worldwide sales & marketing at VeriSilicon, Inc, VP sales & marketing at CEVA Inc. (NASDAQ: CEVA), and CEO of Accent, a private fabless semiconductor company. Held several executive positions at both public and private technology companies in Europe. Has served on the Board of Directors of 3 companies and has raised significant VC/private equity from Europe funds for portfolio companies.
Based in France, Federico leads Alteon’s initiatives in Europe.
Rich Page – Operating Partner – Silicon Valley
Co-Founded NeXT Computer with Steve Jobs and was one of the first 4 Apple Fellows. Was VP of Hardware Engineering at NeXT and developed early prototypes of Lisa and the Mac at Apple. Was the second Fellow at Rambus. Founded, funded and/or been a director of several Silicon Valley technology companies in the communications, infrastructure software and robotics sectors.
As Operating Partner, Rich helps Alteon clients around the world to establish strategic operations in Silicon Valley.
Allan Aaron – Advisor- Alteon Capital Australia
Allan is one of Australia’s leading Venture Capitalists and co-founded Sydney-based Technology Venture Partners. TVP is among Australia’s largest tech VC funds. Allan has been a General partner at TVP for over 20-years, built and managed TVP’s Silicon Valley office and invested over $240million in more than 25 start-up and early-expansion tech companies based in Australia, the USA, Europe and Asia. He helped these companies raise over $620M in equity and $30M in grant funds and had a central role in their exits via international M&A and IPO. Allan also co-founded Simons Green Energy, a fast-growing energy leader in embedded generation technologies.
Allan is based is based in Australia. As Senior Advisor, Allan is involved with Alteon’s deal generation and execution initiatives in Australia.