At Oriente, Geoffrey is responsible for global business strategy, strategic partnerships, brand, and investments. He has nearly 20 years of experience founding, scaling and investing in technology companies across international markets.
Before this, Geoffrey spent seven years as a founding Partner at Atomico, a leading global VC firm with over US$2 billion in assets under management where he focused on sourcing new investments and working with portfolio companies on their global business development and expansion initiatives.
In 2002, Geoffrey co-founded Skype, where he also served as Chief Strategy Officer. At Skype, he worked with a small team to build a leading global telecommunications platform company and oversaw its expansion into Asia and Latin America in addition to driving its initial business plan development and fundraising activities. He also played an instrumental role in the $3.1 billion exit to eBay Inc in 2005.
Geoffrey holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan.