Jeff was with Sybase, Inc. (NYSE: SY) from 1986-1996. As a member of the initial management team, he held a variety of positions in sales and executive management. In his most recent position at Sybase as CEO and President of Sybase Financial Services, Inc., he was responsible for worldwide customer and partner financing. Under Jeff’s leadership, Sybase Financial Services, Inc. closed over $900,000,000 in financing transactions between 1990 and 1996.
From 1996-1998, Jeff was Vice President of worldwide sales at Commerce One (NASDAQ: CMRC), a global leader in business-to-business electronic procurement solutions. At Commerce One Jeff played a key role as a member of the initial management team where he built the worldwide sales organization and established the initial customer agreements.
From 1998-2000, Jeff was Vice President of Media Systems Sales for Real Networks (NASDAQ: RNWK), where he had line responsibilities for the Americas regions and drove strategic opportunities worldwide. Jeff consistently exceeded revenue and margin objectives while developing a top performing and increasing efficient sales and professional services organization.