Evangelos Simoudis

Evangelos Simoudis

Evangelos Simoudis is a seasoned venture investor and senior advisor to global corporations. His investing career started in 2000 at Apax Partners and continued with Trident Capital. Last year, Evangelos co-founded Synapse Partners, a venture capital firm where he is a managing director and invests in early-stage companies developing big data applications for the enterprise. As a recognized thought leader on corporate innovation, big data, and digital platforms, he is a frequent speaker and contributor in these topics. In 2014, he was named a Power Player in Digital Media, and in 2012 as a top investor in online advertising. Prior to his investing and advisory career, Evangelos had more than 20 years experience in high-technology industries, in executive roles spanning operations, marketing, sales, and engineering. He was the CEO of two startups. Evangelos is a member of Caltech’s advisory board, the Advisory Board of Brandeis International School of Business, and the advisory board of New York’s Center of Urban Science and Progress. Evangelos earned a Ph.D. in computer science from Brandeis University and a B.S. in electrical engineering from Caltech. Evangelos blogs at www.corporateinnovation.co


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