Mr. Sherman Atkinson is a Co-Founder of Miramar Digital Ventures and serves as Managing Director - MDV at Miramar Ventures. He joined Miramar in 2011 and focuses on early-stage, Digital Media investing, with a particular emphasis on social media, online advertising, and new forms of e-commerce. Previously, Sherman was with Austin Ventures, where he was a CEO-In-Residence in their Growth Equity Practice. Prior to Austin Ventures, Sherman spent 17 years as an operator and an entrepreneur in the new media and e-commerce sectors. He served as the Chief Operating Officer of Intermix Media, Inc. (AMEX: MIX), - incubator of MySpace.com. As part of the turn-around team, he helped develop a number of new Internet media properties and also served as the President of Intermix Network, one of the largest Advertising Networks in 2005. During his tenure as COO, Intermix was acquired by News Corporation (NYSE: NWS) for $673 million. Prior to joining Intermix, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of Buy.com and President of BuyServices, Inc. He received his BA in Russian from Purdue University. He also served as an officer in the United States Marine Corps and spent five years as a consultant with Booz Allen & Hamilton. He currently serves on the board of Pointstreak Sports Technologies, Inc., a Canadian-based, venture-backed company focused on the Online Sports Registration and Statistics space. He served as Board Member at ATCOR Holdings, LiquidGrids, and Scripsense.