Jon Karlen, General Partner
Software and online services and Latin America
Eka Systems (acquired by Cooper Power Systems)
GamerDNA (acquired by Crispy Gamer)
Virtual Computer (acquired by Citrix)
ZING Systems (acquired by Dell).
Jon is a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners whose investment interests include software and online services. In addition, he has led the firm’s recent investments in Latin America.
Jon joined the firm the firm in October 2005 from OATSystems, an RFID software company. He joined the company from Greylock, where he was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence and developed the investment opportunity in OATSystems. Before Greylock, he was General Manager for the RFID and Smart Card group and Director of Product Management at NTRU Cryptosystems, an early-stage company commercializing data encryption technology for mobile devices. Jon also spent time as an Associate with Greylock and an Equity Research Associate at Montgomery Securities.
Jon holds a BA in Philosophy from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
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