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Principal, Security at NexStar Partners in San Francisco or NYC

NexStar Partners is a $100M corporate sponsored Venture Capital fund. The fund is an early-growth investor focused on mobile and wireless innovations. The fund invests in companies raising their Series B and C round investments with specific interest in startups addressing the IoT/Connected Devices, Mobile Media, Next Generation Wireless Networks, and Mobile Security space.

We are looking for energetic and self-motivated candidates, with a passion for seeking out and investing in innovative, market disruptive companies in the mobile and wireless ecosystem, with a specific focus on Mobile Security (inclusive of IoT Security, Enterprise IT Security, and Cloud Security).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Source Mobile Security related investment opportunities for NexStar Partners.
  • Establish a network with executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and advisors in Security that can be leveraged for sourcing investments and provide required industry contacts to
  • NexStar Partners portfolio companies.
  • Develop a cohesive investment thesis related to Mobile Security that aligns with NexStar Partners’ economic and strategic goals.
  • Manage a portfolio of Security related investments for NexStar Partners and serve as the domain expert on the subject.
  • Provide investment/portfolio management via board of directors or observer roles, as required.
  • Travel required.

Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Engineering/Electrical Engineering/Computer Science or a related field. Background in data science, machine learning, deep learning welcomed.
  • MBA from a top tier business school.
  • 5+ years recent experience related to Security. Strong preference for candidates with operating experience and/or investment experience related to Security.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and management experience
  • Strong problem solving, logic, and analytical skills.

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, New York

Compensation: Base salary + annual individual performance bonus + carry in the fund

Please contact: Ketan@NexStarPartners.com with your CV/Resume.

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Written by John Gannon

May 31, 2016 at 1:34 pm

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