Kim Feil brings a wealth of proven experience as a retail, brand, and ecommerce executive. She has led marketing, sales, and strategy for some of the world’s most recognizable brands including OfficeMax, Walgreens, Sara Lee, Kimberly-Clark, Information Resources Inc, Dr. Pepper/7Up and Frito-Lay. In June 2014, she added tech startup to her experiences when she was named CEO of bizHive, a dynamic online marketplace that connects small business owners with best-in-class marketing and operations services supplies.
Paul is a General Partner at ABS Capital Partners with a focus on technology and technology-enabled services companies. With more than a decade of experience investing in growth companies, Paul enjoys helping CEOs assess their product and market opportunities, optimize their business models, and ultimately position their companies for successful exits. Paul’s breadth of investing experience includes companies in the ecommerce, software, services and digital media sectors. Prior to joining ABS Capital, Paul worked in the technology investment banking divisions as Robertson Stephens and SoundView Technology Group.
Matt Moog, CEO at PowerReviews, has more than 20 years of experience scaling technology companies, both public and private. He has launched several successful startups, hired hundreds of employees and raised over $200 million in outside investment. Matt is passionate about entrepreneurism and the transformative role that technology can play in our lives, especially when it allows people to share their experiences and brings transparency and accountability to all facets of life.
Robin Pederson is a 30+ year veteran of the technology industry. Pederson recently served as an Operating Executive of Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm with over 6.7 billion of capital under management. Pederson successfully led the acquisitions of five platforms: Arcserve, Changepoint, Fidelis Cybersecurity, Lochbridge and Uniface. Pederson was also the Operating Executive for Openwave Messaging and Openwave Mobility. Prior to Marlin, Pederson was the COO of Infor Global Solutions. During his tenure Infor grew from $40M to 2.2B in five years through a combination of 8% organic growth and 36 acquisitions that created a mid-market leader in enterprise applications. Pederson graduated with a BSBA from the University of North Dakota.
Ralph Terkowitz is a General Partner at ABS Capital Partners with investment interests and experience in education and information and communications technology companies. Ralph was one of the first executives to identify and respond to disruptive trends in both the media and education industries. He has served on the boards of multiple public and private companies. Prior to joining ABS Capital in 2004, Ralph served as CIO/CTO of The Washington Post Company, working with the company’s six divisions on all major technology and development operations and investments. Also while at The Washington Post, Ralph served as founder and CEO of both WashingtonPost.com and BrassRing (now IBM).