Jason Whitt leads partnerships and new channel development for SERVIZ. Prior to SERVIZ, he led the Corporate and Business Development team at ReachLocal, where he helped to build ReachLocal’s end-to-end solutions for local businesses, including the expansion into conversion and marketing automation software, SaaS business management tools, websites, retargeting, and mobile ad products. Before that, he was with VantagePoint Venture Partners and was focused on investments in Internet / digital media, cloud delivered software & services, mobile, consumer-oriented technology, and healthcare IT. His boards / investments included ReachLocal (Nasdaq: RLOC), Widevine (acquired by Google), Multiply (acquired by Naspers), Zvents (acquired by eBay), and Phreesia. He was also closely involved in VantagePoint’s investments in Scribd, Vook, Livescribe, and Pure Digital (acquired by Cisco Systems).
Before VantagePoint, he was responsible for acquisitions, venture investing, and corporate strategy for Cisco Systems’ Corporate Business Development group, where he led numerous transactions involving communications software and applications, enterprise collaboration, mobile / wireless, Internet / digital media, and consumer technology companies. Previously, Jason also served in product management for Xros (acquired by Nortel Networks), and was part of the founding team of Transvascular (acquired by Medtronic). Jason currently serves on the Board of Directors of MeetMe (Nasdaq: MEET). He has a bachelor’s in engineering and MBA from Stanford University, is a Kauffman Fellow, and is named on 16 patents.