Vince co-founded Woodside Fund in 1983, and has been
intimately involved in the management and success of the Fund and
its portfolio companies. Mr. Occhipinti has chaired the Early Stage Venture
Capital Alliance (ESVCA) since 1990. The ESVCA conferences bring together
general partners in seed and early stage funds to discuss issues
of mutual interest. Mr. Occhipinti is a leader in the early stage venture community and has also chaired several other major early stage venture capital conferences, including the IBF Early Stage Investing Conference and the SRI Private Equity Roundup.
Vince has a wealth of operating experience in both
small and large companies in the technology industry. He founded
Logisticon, Inc. which he led as President and CEO, and pioneered
enterprise process and factory automation software. Earlier in his
career, Vince served as VP, Marketing for Mobility Systems, and
while at Levi Strauss and Company, had profit and loss responsibility
for the Stretch Levis Division. He has a BA from Stanford University,
and attended the Graduate School of Business at the University of
California, Berkeley, while an undergraduate. Personal interests
include fly-fishing, skiing, and reading.