Venture Capitalist, Co-founder and Managing Director at CrossCut

• Co-Founder and Managing Director of CrossCut Ventures, a leading early-stage venture capital fund based in Los Angeles with $100 million under management and focusing on companies with hyper-growth potential in consumer Internet, enterprise software, and gaming.

• CrossCut portfolio companies include JustFab, Shift, Docstoc (sold to Intuit), GumGum, Pulpo Media (sold to Entravision), Inspire Energy, DataScience, HelloTech, Verve, Shoedazzle (sold to JustFab), Dermstore (sold to Target), Club W, Ipsy, Lettuce (sold to Intuit), Super Evil Megacorp., MobCrush and Little Labs.

• Formerly a managing director of SunAmerica Inc., where he co-founded SunAmerica Ventures, a $750 million fund focused on direct investments and investments in other venture funds.

Rick Smitch