Jeff Brown is co-founder and managing partner of RoseRock Capital.  Mr. Brown is an attorney, financial officer, accomplished venture capitalist and business leader. With 25 years of experience in law, finance, business development, and strategic planning, Mr. Brown brings a diverse skill-set and proven business success to Seed Sumo. He has taken a lead role in and completed investments, mergers and acquisitions of both public and private companies valued in excess of $5 billion.  He led the venture capital team for Cox Communications from 1999 to 2006.  During that time his team invested in and managed dozens of software and hardware companies in the telecommunications, television, internet and entertainment industries.

Mr. Brown oversees all financial and legal concerns of RoseRock and is responsible for the efficient and strategic management of the company at a global and administrative level.  He manages and is responsible for acquisitions, insurance, tax and accounting, and banking relationships.  Mr. Brown is also responsible for equity capital and assists with investor relations.

Mr. Brown received his J.D., Magna Cum Laude, from South Texas College of Law in 1992 and a B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Houston in 1989 after attending The University of Texas at Austin for three years.

From Seed Sumo:“Jeff fills a lot of blind spots for our startups.  He brings a broad knowledge in venture capital, acquisitions, mergers, and law spanning a quarter of a century.”