Evangelos Simoudis, Managing Director, Synapse Partners

Evangelos Simoudis, Synapse Partners

Managing Director
The future of transportation and mobility is autonomous. In this episode, we explore value chains and digital ...
Managing Director, Synapse Partners
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Biography

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.

Previously Worked

Senior Managing Director, Trident Capital

Recent Content from Evangelos Simoudis

Transportation Transformation and Autonomous Mobility

The future of transportation and mobility is autonomous. In this episode, we explore value chains and digital transformation in the transportation industry with investor and author Evangelos Simoudis.

Ford: Transformation in the Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is undergoing dramatic change based on ACE -- autonomous, connected, electrified vehicles that rely on large datasets to power on-demand mobility services. This episode brings together three top experts to examine the near-term future of vehicles and the auto industry.

Business Model Innovation

Evangelos Simoudis on business model innovation

The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 2)

The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 2) By Evangelos Simoudis

The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 1)

The Innovation-Driven Disruption of the Automotive Value Chain (Part 1) By Evangelos Simoudis

Seven Signs of Corporate Innovation Culture

Seven Signs of Corporate Innovation Culture By Evangelos Simoudis

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Innovation Part 4: Setting Up a CVC Organization

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Innovation Part 4: Setting Up a CVC Organization By Evangelos Simoudis

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Innovation Part 3: Setting Up a CVC Organization

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Innovation Part 3: Setting Up a CVC Organization By Evangelos Simoudis

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Disruptive Innovation Part 2: Will the Big Numbers Result In Big Success this Time?

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Disruptive Innovation Part 2: Will the Big Numbers Result In Big Success this Time? By Evangelos Simoudis

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Disruptive Innovation Part 1: Institutional VC Disruption

Corporate Venture Capital’s Role in Disruptive Innovation Part 1: Institutional VC Disruption By Evangelos Simoudis

Additional Considerations for Corporate Incubators and Accelerators

Additional Considerations for Corporate Incubators and Accelerators By Evangelos Simoudis

Using Corporate Incubators and Accelerators To Drive Disruptive Innovation

Using Corporate Incubators and Accelerators To Drive Disruptive Innovation By Evangelos Simoudis

Acquiring Innovation

Acquiring Innovation By Evangelos Simoudis

Measuring the Performance of Corporate Innovation Initiatives

Measuring the Performance of Corporate Innovation Initiatives By Evangelos Simoudis

Silicon Valley’s Role in the Re-Invention of the Disruptive Corporate Innovation Model

Silicon Valley’s Role in the Re-Invention of the Disruptive Corporate Innovation Model By Evangelos Simoudis

Expert Panel on Corporate Innovation

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, Sr. Managing Dir., Trident Capital

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.
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Evangelos Simoudis, Managing Director, Synapse Partners
Evangelos Simoudis
Managing Director
Synapse Partners

Former Senior Managing Director at Trident Capital