Ivan is one of two Co-Founding Partners at Five Seasons Ventures and has been an active venture investor for the last 25 years. He made his first VC investment in ’97 as part of the first venture fund at Deutsche Bank in London before co-founding Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures in 2000.
His experience includes structuring venture investments, organizational development, setting up governance for growth and planning for successful refinancing rounds and for eventual exits. He has been involved in numerous exits to strategic acquirers and a Nasdaq IPO.
At Five Seasons, Ivan sits on the Board of various portfolio companies spanning alternative proteins, pet food, e-grocery, and healthy snacking products.
Ivan started his career at Bain & Co, is a former Board Member and EIR at Seedcamp, and holds an MBA from INSEAD.