Judson Goldsmith Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Status
  • Active
  • Professionals
  • 1

Judson Goldsmith General Information


Mr. Judson Goldsmith is the Co-Founder and serves as Principal at 631 Success. 631 Success is a unique boutique consulting firm that specializes in helping companies gain traction to scale and grow. 631 provides assistance in obtaining financing and works alongside the clients providing back office, administrative, organizational development, logistics and operational support. We are operating people who like to make money. For over 25 years, Jud Goldsmith has worked as a CFO for middle market private and public companies. Most recently, Jud served as CFO of Clean Fund, a finance company providing PACE financing. Earlier, Jud co-founded a startup that identifies opportunities to increase operating efficiency. The SaaS system calculates the cost and contribution of work teams anywhere in a company, mapping where profits are made and which departments are not contributing. Previously, Goldsmith was the finance member of the team of three who purchased a SaaS company focused on automating enrollment and record keeping of employer benefit records. The company was successfully sold. Goldsmith served as CFO and then COO of Hybrid Networks, a manufacturer and supplier of a wireless broadband alternative to DSL and cable. During his tenure as COO, the $100 million annual run-rate company's market cap increased from $65,000 to $750 million. Goldsmith's finance roles and duties included SEC reporting, Corporate Secretary, raising capital, budgeting and operations review, developing strategic alliances and interface with Board of Directors. Other duties included supervising IR, HR and IT. Accomplishments included moving to profitability as the company grew. Product margins increased to over 50%. A price increase of 72% was negotiated for a volume product. As revenue grew, Goldsmith managed operating margins by matching expenses to current revenue and concentrating on both near-term and long-term opportunities. The company sold $50 million in equipment and services to Sprint. A total of $26 million was raised in two equity financings. Green experience includes work in recycling in the paper and printing industry, the urban forest and emissions control in the auto industry. Other experience includes relocating and operating a production facility, moved from Northern California to Tianjin, People's Republic of China. Goldsmith received an M.B.A. from the University of Washington and a B.A. in Economics from Dartmouth College. Affiliations include memberships in the Association for Corporate Growth and Financial Executives International, in both cases serving as a Chapter Director.

Contact Information

Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • San Francisco, CA
  • United States
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Judson Goldsmith Angel Investor San Francisco, CA
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