Evangelos Simoudis is a seasoned venture investor, senior advisor to global corporations, and a recognized thought leader in big data, digital platforms, and corporate innovation. The author of two books, Evangelos is the founder and managing director of Synapse Partners, a firm that invests in early-stage companies developing applications that combine artificial intelligence with big data. During his long investment career, he has also served as a managing director with Trident Capital and Apax Partners.
Prior to his investing and advisory work, Evangelos had more than 20-years experience in high-technology industries, in executive roles spanning operations, marketing, sales, and engineering. He was the CEO of two startups. Evangelos is a member of Caltech's advisory board, the advisory board of Brandeis International School of Business, the advisory board of the US Department of Transportation’s Connected Cities for Smart Mobility Center, and the advisory board of Securing America's Future Energy. He has served on several commissions and task forces focusing on artificial intelligence, autonomous mobility, and corporate innovation.
Evangelos earned a Ph.D. in computer science from Brandeis University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Caltech.
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Evangelos Simoudis is a Sr. Managing Director of Trident Capital, a #VC and #PE firm he joined in 2005. Evangelos focuses his institutional and private investments on Internet (#adtech and #ecommerce), #SaaS #applications and #bigdata #analytics companies. Before Trident, Evangelos spent 5 years as a partner at Apax Partners, a #PE firm where he invested and served on the boards of early and growth IT companies. As he did at Apax, at Trident Evangelos leads the firm's SaaS and Internet advisory boards.
Evangelos Simoudis, Ph.D., is the Senior Managing Director at Trident Capital.Evangelos earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brandeis University.Evangelos earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Brandeis University.