Principal, Bay Area
Based in the Bay Area, Eugene is focused on identifying investment opportunities in workplace technology and SaaS tools that make us more efficient and effective in the workplace. He’s particularly interested in the intersection between consumer-style product-led technology and fast-moving user needs with that of a business. You can read more of his thoughts on workplace technology here.
Eugene has 15+ years of start-up operating experience across sales, marketing, product and business operations and across stages of companies – from seed to public company and everything in between. Prior to joining OMERS Ventures, Eugene was a VP of Business Operations at Copper, Google’s #1 recommended CRM. Prior to that, he founded and led the business operations team at Pinterest. Eugene also led all business functions as an early employee at Pixate (sold to Google), a SaaS Platform for mobile interaction design, and High Gear Media (sold to Internet Brands), a media company focused on autos. He began his operating career at Yahoo!. He has also been an M&A banker with ThinkEquity Partners and Deutsche Bank.
Eugene currently supports Crunchbase, Klue and Wattpad.
He holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS in Psychology from Vanderbilt University.
Managing PartnerBay Area