Mr. Mark Jacobsen is a Co-Founder and serves as Managing Director of O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures. He was a Board Member of Make Community and SeeClickFix. Mr Jacobsen served as Board Observer at Planet. He is the Board Member at Netki. He has advised companies and entrepreneurs for several years. He loves working closely with entrepreneurs and helping them build their companies. He is currently a board member of AMEE, Betabrand, CollabNet, Planet Labs, Fastly, LocalDirt, OpenSignal, O'Reilly Media and Path Intelligence. He joined O'Reilly Media in 1995 and, as Executive Vice President for New Ventures and Business Development, managed its investment portfolio for nine years. Prior to joining O'Reilly Media, he was the Business Affairs Director at Colossal Pictures, an animation studio in San Francisco. He was also a partner at Mandel, Buder & Jacobsen, representing many small and medium size companies and an associate at Brobeck, Phleger & Harrison. He holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from St. Olaf College. He served as Board Member at LearnZillion.