Jordan is an experienced executive, entrepreneur, engineer, venture capitalist & Angel investor. A Silicon Valley software veteran, Jordan was a founding partner of one of the best performing venture capital funds in Australia, is co-founder & Deputy Chairman of the Australian Association of Angel Investors, founded & leads the Melbourne Angels. He has been director, CEO, executive, or engineer for over a dozen technology and engineering companies since starting his career with IBM.
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