International SIG: What is up in the global wireless VC world?



  • What's happening, where are the trends, opportunities, where is the money going and more 

    The International SIG meetings will return to the 3rd Monday of each month at our new location - Silicon Valley Bank in Santa Clara.



    Gerald Brady, Managing Director of Siemens Mobile Acceleration


    About the Presenter

    Gerald Brady, Managing Director of Siemens Mobile Acceleration brings extensive experience in international sales, business development, product management and strategy, including licensing and channel development. As Managing Director, Brady is responsible for identifying young and innovative wireless technology companies and investing in and managing these respective ventures.

    Prior to Siemens, Brady served as Director at 3i where he helped identify and invest in a broad range of early-stage software and communications companies spanning the VolP, wireless software, OSS, audio software and network services sectors. He represented 3i on the Board of Bitfone and Pagoo and was actively involved as a Board Observer with Intelliden, Octiv and Viair.

    Brady was part of the founding team at ZDNet (Europe) and Yahoo! UK. While at Yahoo! UK, he was responsible for sales and product management. Previously, he was an executive at Ziff-Davis and EMAP Plc (FTSE-100).

    Brady holds an MBA from Cranfield University and an honors degree in history from Kingston University. He sits on the advisory board of Golden Gate Capital, a West Coast conference committee for early stage funding and venture capital communities. Brady is also a Fellow of the Royal Society Of Arts.


    Event Logistics


    Silicon Valley Bank

    Bldg. 3, around the corner from 5101 Patrick Henry Drive entrance

    3003 Tasman Drive

    Santa Clara, CA 95054


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments

    7:00-7:15pm announcements and introductions

    7:15-8:30pm program

    8:30-9:00pm networking/one-on-one discussions



    $15 at the door for non-SDForum members

    No charge for SDForum members

    Please call 408.494.8378 for student memberships

    No registration required