Our People.

Impact Team

The Georgian Impact team is focused on helping our portfolio companies take advantage of foundational tech trends to create value and accelerate their business. A combination of experienced technology practitioners and Ph.D.’s, the team has deep expertise in areas such as machine learning, natural language processing and software engineering.

Azin Asgarian

Applied Research Scientist

Jason Brenier

Vice President of Strategy

Akshay Budhkar

Applied Research Scientist

Eddie Du

Applied Research Scientist

Diego Huang

Senior Applied Research Engineer

Chang Liu

Applied Research Scientist

Alex Manea

Chief Security and Privacy Officer

Madalin Mihailescu

CTO and Partner

Juliana Salazar

Senior Project Manager

Parinaz Sobhani

Director of Machine Learning

Miguel Young

Information Technology Analyst

Mert Yucesoy

Strategy and Thesis Development Analyst

Jing Zhang

Senior Applied Research Engineer

Ji Chao Zhang

Director of Software Engineering

Investment Team

Our Investment Team is responsible for finding, vetting and investing in the best software companies in North America. They are our portfolio companies’ first point of contact, and work closely with our Impact Team to identify opportunities within each company, and to plan and execute engagements.

Tyson Baber


John Berton

Managing Partner

Nick Chen

Senior Associate

Simon Chong

Managing Partner

Evan Kerr


Justin LaFayette

Managing Partner

Jane Podbelskaya

Senior Associate

Michael Robinson

Vice President

Emily Walsh


Margaret Wu

Vice President


Georgian Partners’ Community team leads and supports the Georgian Growth Network, our community of portfolio companies.

Vanessa DiMauro

Vice President Community

Marketing and Business Development

Georgian Partners’ Marketing and Business Development team leads our content marketing and investment pipeline activities.

Borna Almasi

Marketing Technologist

Niamh Barry

Business Development Associate

Cristina Carofiglio

Business Development

Evan Lewis

Program Director, Growth

Liliana Panic

Business Development

David Poole

Director of Marketing

Jon Prial

Director of Market Insights

Katie Schiefer

Marketing Associate

Ben Wilde

Vice President Business Development
and Marketing

Customer Success

Our Customer Success Team keeps everything at Georgian Partners running smoothly. From fund accounting and human resources to limited partner communications, the team is the behind-the-scenes engine that powers the firm.

Philippe Ah Chin Kow

Financial Analyst

Janet Brooks


Carrie Chen

Senior Fund Accountant

Kathryn Christie

Director of Talent

Lorena Correa

Executive Assistant

Ha Duong

Vice President Finance

Tania Nunes

Law Clerk

Thakshi Selvaranjan

Financial Analyst

Ashley Silver

Senior Executive Assistant and Sales Operations

Mary-Clare Stella

Senior Executive Assistant


Hershel Harris

Impact Team Advisor

Advisory Board

Georgian Partners’ Advisory Board is made up of a variety of experienced software executives and CEOs, who work with us and our portfolio companies pre- and post-investment to add value.