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Nigel Beck

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Vice President, Corporate Development, Business Development, Strategy, IBM. Previously Entrepreneur, CEO, Founder, liketribe.

Vice President, Corporate Development, Business Development, Strategy, IBM. Previously Entrepreneur, CEO, Founder, liketribe.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Product

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

liketribe
Footprint Software
WhenLabs
liketribe
Footprint Software

Advisor

The C100
C100 Association

Positions

Founder WhenLabs September 2015 - present
Board Member and Charter Member C100 Association November 2011 - present
Vice President, Corporate Development, Business Development, Strategy IBM November 2010 - August 2015
Entrepreneur, CEO, Founder liketribe July 2006 - October 2010
Vice President, Business Line / Product IBM April 1998 - July 2006
Entrepreneur, CTO, Founder Footprint Software December 1992 - April 1998

Education

University of Toronto - University of Trinity College

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Markets of Interest
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Cloud Services

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Product strategy • Enterprise Apps • Investor pitch • Enterprise business development • Enterprise Saas

Key Accomplishments

I've been half big company, half startup, successful exits, acquisitions (buy side) and divestitures along the way... Technical, understand business and scale, present well to audiences large/small; C level on down. I'm passionate about innovation, the new new thing, changing the world, and what comes next

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James Barry
VP of Services and Operations, Cloud Elements and Founder and Board Member, Spark Relief.
Nigel has been working as a founder/startup advisor his whole career. Nigel and I have worked together at IBM and his own startup. Both ti ... mes he had great direction, solid management ways and overall was able to drive the business forward. He is a great guy to work for/with and has the drive for startups.
Brian Garr
We worked together  •  Board of Advisors, Supervisory Committee, IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union and CEO, LinguaSys.
Excellent strategic vision
Luke Lightning, PhD
We worked together  •  SVP Partnerships, LAUNCH Media Inc., This Week in Startups and Founder and CEO, MogulDex. University of Washington grad.
Nigel is super passionate about helping entrepreneurs succeed and building quality startups. Plus, he's a great guy to have a beer or three ... with while discussing your ideas.

Brian Garr
We worked together  •  Board of Advisors, Supervisory Committee, IBM Southeast Employees' Federal Credit Union and CEO, LinguaSys.
Brian is a great entrepreneur: tenacious, visionary, persuasive, great with clients.

Luke Lightning, PhD
SVP Partnerships, LAUNCH Media Inc., This Week in Startups and Founder and CEO, MogulDex. University of Washington grad.
Luke gets it, knows everyone, and is an all around great guy.

Cameron Peron
Founder: BIScience. Previously CMO at Redis Labs ($28M / Series) Newvem (Exited - Acquired by Datapipe)
Cameron is a master of devtech marketing, all around awesome at outreach and forward selling