Ron is an experienced executive with an expertise in founding and leading companies and technology development. He has founded two billion dollar companies and led them to successful exits, and has operated three venture funds where he has realized upper quartile returns.
Ron currently serves as a Partner for New York investments with SoftBank Capital. Previously, he was Managing Director of Seed Capital Partners, an early stage technology venture fund that he co-founded in 1999 in association with the SOFTBANK Group.
In 1990, Ron co-founded UCA, later known as SOFTBANK Services Group, where he served as co-CEO and Chairman. SOFTBANK Services Group was the predecessor company to Sitel Worldwide, a leading outsourced call center provider. Ron was also the founder of Software Distribution Services, the predecessor company to Ingram Micro (NYSE:IM), a leading wholesale computer products distributor with over $23B in annual revenue. He also led acquisitions, technical units and product support functions at the company. Ron served on the executive team at Ingram for three years.
Ron is active in the community and serves on the boards of CUBRC, the Board of Trustees of the UB Foundation and is an Advisor to the Faculty at UB. In addition, Ron serves on the boards of several portfolio companies, including AEB, Aequus, Cyber-Ark, Insightix, AFT and Optodot.