Until 2011, Venetia Kontogouris was a co-manager and Senior Managing Director of Trident Capital, a leading venture capital fund with over $1.5Billion under management. Prior to joining Trident in 1995, Venetia was a senior executive of Dun & Bradstreet Corporation and related entities including IMS Health Incorporated and Cognizant Corporation, managing Cognizant’s spin-off and IPO (CTSH). She was also President of Enterprise Associates, LLC, the venture capital division of IMS Health Incorporated, where she represented Enterprise Associates in respect of its partnership interest in Information Associates and Information Associates-II (Trident’s Fund II and Fund III). Prior to that, Venetia was Senior Vice President, Venture Development, at Cognizant Corporation, where she represented Cognizant in the Information Partners Capital Fund formed by Dun & Bradstreet and Bain Capital. Venetia has held executive positions in new product development and marketing at D&B and sales management positions at AT&T and IBM. She has also launched her own start-up telecommunications company.
Venetia’s most recent directorships include Advantec, DepotPoint, Elucido, Infotrieve, Invention Machine Corporation, Timelines, Microland, MingleBox, Neilsoft, Outsource Partners International, Odyssey Logistics & Technologies and Teranode.
Areas of Interest
Cloud: Software (Saas), BI & Analytics, Big Data, Technology Enabled Services
25 years professional experience as entrepreneur, business leader, investor and innovator
University of Chicago Graduate of Business, MBA
Northeastern University, BA