Why we like AlwaysOn
AlwaysOn is led by Tony Perkins, who has established his reputation as a pioneer in emerging technology media, consistently recognized as a top ten technology business journalist by Adweek’s Technology Marketing Magazine.
- Tony Perkins, Co-Founder and CEO
- Creator and former editor-in-chief of Red Herring magazine, and co-author of “The Internet Bubble: Inside the Overvalued World of High-Tech Stocks” (HarperBusiness, 1999), an international bestseller that foretold the dot-com bust. He served on President George W. Bush's Information Technology Advisory Council and is a recipient of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Earned his BA from the University of California, Davis.
- Kayvan Baroumand, President and COO
- Joining AlwaysOn in March 2011, Kayvan is also the CEO of Global Tech Ventures, which is developing a global network of business accelerators that support entrepreneurship in the technology space. Previously, Kayvan was the COO of Plug and Play Tech Center, and an Investment Manager at Amidzad Ventures, a seed-stage investment company with a portfolio of over 50 early-stage companies. He earned his BA from the University of California, Irvine.
% of GSV figures are based upon the fair value of each holding as of December 31, 2014, or the cost basis of the holding (exclusive of transaction costs) if the investment closed subsequent to December 31, 2014. In either case, these values are divided by the net assets of GSV Capital as of December 31, 2014.