Jerry Panagrossi is Executive Director of the Renevo Capital Limited operation in North America, with its principal office located in Redwood Shores, California. With more than 25 years of tech-industry experience and a diversity of industry and functional specializations, which include wireless mobile telecommunications, geolocation positioning, digital imaging, bioinformatics and venture capital investing, Jerry advises technology companies on business growth strategy, M&A, and strategic financing.
Prior to joining Renevo, Jerry served in a number of C-level, executive management, corporate R&D, and board member roles with companies ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 100 multinational corporations. Jerry also served a four-year elected term as executive director and vice-chair of the strategy planning committee on the board of the Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) – an international standards organization serving the mobile telecommunications industry; and as a committee member with the Communications Security, Reliability and Interoperability Council (CSRIC) – an experts group established to advise the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on hybrid geolocation technologies for precise indoor positioning.
Jerry is a graduate of the Executive Business Program at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business and earned a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Connecticut University, where he graduated with honors and received the Computer Science Academic Achievement Award. As a public spokesperson, Jerry has been featured as a keynote speaker and a subject-matter expert on panels at major industry events and has been quoted in many press announcements, market research reports, and news articles in publications that include the New York Times, the Seattle Times, and CNN Money.