Rick co-founded TD Capital Ventures in 2001 and Fairhaven Capital Partners in 2007. Rick primarily focuses on the enterprise infrastructure market, investing in storage, security and application technologies.
He has invested in and served on the boards of companies including: Brabeion (acquired by Archer Technologies/EMC), Resilient Inc. (acquired by IBM), Dataupia, Everypoint, EqualLogic (acquired by Dell), Prelert, TrackVia and VeloBit.
Previously, Rick held senior marketing positions within the Content Bridge Division of Adero (acquired by Inktomi) and ClearOne Communications (acquired by Gentner Communications and rebranded ClearOne), and held senior engineering and marketing positions at PictureTel (acquired by Polycom.) He has also worked for General Electric, at its Corporate Research and Development Center, and Fidelity Ventures.
Rick earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a Charter Member of TiE, a member of Sigma Xi, and holds a United States patent.
Rick is on the Board of Directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay, the Board of Overseers at the Museum of Science in Boston, and the Educational Council at MIT. Rick is also active with various entrepreneurial programs at Harvard and is a frequent judge at MassChallenge.