President & CEO

Minnesota Technology Association

Jeff serves as President and CEO of the Minnesota Technology Association, a coalition of more than 170 member companies united in building a more vibrant, innovative, and inclusive tech ecosystem in Minnesota.  Prior to joining MnTech in August 2019, Jeff held various leadership roles with Genesys Works, a national nonprofit helping high school students from low-income backgrounds achieve career success in the tech field through skills training and meaningful work experiences. Before founding Genesys Works’ Twin Cities program in 2008, Jeff spent 17 years in the venture capital industry, including ten years as co-founder and General Partner of Crescendo Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm with more than $1.1 billion under management.