U.S. markets have recovered following 2022’s historic selloff, leading some to question what comes next. In this environment, we believe certain active approaches are better positioned to benefit than others.
Executive Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager Brian Christiansen discusses the importance of candor and collaboration in a culture that promotes long-term thinking.
Recruit Holdings is transforming the world of work through wage transparency and providing life-changing opportunities for immigrants and refugees.
Our second annual stewardship report reflects our commitment to provide clients and other key stakeholders with transparency into our initiatives, actions, and the progress we made in 2022.
Our life sciences strategy looks to invest in promising life sciences companies that we believe are at the heart of a technological and scientific revolution in healthcare.
COFENSE (2018 - 2021)
Leesburg, VA | Director
MorganFranklin Consulting (2016 - 2017)
McLean, VA | Senior Advisor
EverFi (2012 - 2017)
Washington, DC | Vice Chairman
Opower (2011 - 2016)
Arlington, VA | Director
Valhalla Partners (2002 - 2011)
Vienna, VA | General Partner
webMethods (1997 - 2004)
Location, Location | Director
FBR Technology Venture Partners (1996 - 2002)
Arlington, VA | Managing Director
Loyola University of Maryland
Penn State University
Gene joined Sands Capital Ventures in 2019. Before joining Sands Capital, Gene co-founded two venture capital firms and raised four funds. He has served on 30 boards and been part of eleven IPOs as an investor, director, and operating executive. He was named to the first AlwaysOn “Venture Capital 100” list. Gene is a former Director of Mid-Atlantic Venture Association and was the Chairman of its annual Venture Capital Conference several times. Most recently, he spent five years as Vice-Chairman and an executive at EverFi, a leading education technology company. Before his venture capital career, he was Chief Operating Officer, General Manager, and CFO in several high growth technology companies. Gene received a B.S. degree from Penn State and an MBA from Loyola University of Maryland.