Managing Partner, Olive Ventures
Greg is an entrepreneur based in Baltimore, MD. He serves as the Managing Partner of Olive Ventures, the venture studio and investment arm of Olive. He also serves as Chairman & Co-Founder of Betamore, Managing Member of the Baltimore Angels, and is venture partner of Early Light Ventures. In 2001, Greg started and scaled, with no outside capital, Blue Sky Factory, a leading email marketing service provider, that was acquired by the private equity firm, Riverside Company in July of 2011.
Greg serves on the board of the Baltimore Development Corporation and completed a two year term on NACIE, (National Advisory Council on Innovation & Entrepreneurship), for the US Department of Commerce (under Secretary Pritzner). He holds a BA in English from UMBC and is a passionate speaker and consultant on the topics of entrepreneurship, marketing, innovation & economic development. He's the lead author of “The Business Podcasting Book,” a primer on new media for marketers. Greg lives in Baltimore with his wife, Theresa, and daughter, Gabriella, and enjoys traveling, every type of board sport there is, is a dedicated yoga student, and loves to read, write and see LOTS of live music.