Founder & Managing Partner
Todd’s serial investor career began with a cash flow investment in 1992 while working in technology as an engineer. Todd’s passion for investing has encompassed Financial Tech start-ups to Real Estate investments Caribbean resort development. His decade in High-Tech with his own marketing firm exposed him to the power of connecting venture capital, technology, and executive leadership, creating his vision of founding Vonzos Partners. Spending time with small startups to large juggernauts including Samsung, HP, IBM and Qualcomm provided a frame of reference for growing lower middle market companies and their associated opportunities. Todd founded Vonzos in 2016 to create a team worthy of visionary start-up founders and successful entrepreneurs. Todd earned a B.S.E.E. from Clarkson University.
Elliot provides thought leadership and practical experience for all aspects of IT with specialized expertise in cybersecurity and data protection. Elliot brings over 27 years of executive management experience as CEO of Encryptics, principal at Cyber-Security consulting research analyst, Chief Security Architect at the office of the CTO at Dell. Previous roles also include Director of Strategic Services, Security, and Identity at Cisco Systems, was Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of Merrill Lynch, and former Senior Security Architect, Security Center of Excellence for Microsoft. Elliot studied computer science at Northeastern University.
Jocelyn is a Silicon Valley executive with 20 years of transforming company cost centers into customer growth engines. She uniquely brings a combination of start-up expertise, Fortune 100 global management, and physics and neuroscience studies to her strategic leadership. Twice named a ‘Top 20 Women to Watch,’ she is a sought-after authority on business, marketing and revenue growth. Throughout her decade in successful start-ups and her decade in enterprise, she continually grew customer revenues as well as satisfaction scores. After acquisition by Intel, she built out their B2B go-to-market and global demand center, she left both to get back and to give back to technology start-ups. Jocelyn earned a B.S. degree from the University of San Francisco and an M.B.A. from Saint Mary’s College of California.
Mark is an inspirational leader who excels at bringing clarity from complex situations so that people can thrive and businesses can excel. Having spent nearly twenty years working in Silicon Valley, Mark is known for his versatility in his ability to transform under-performing businesses into highly successful operations. Mark has led the overhaul of several start-ups within Fortune 500 companies. Whether revamping technology and product development strategies and methodologies or creating world-class business development/sales and marketing organizations, he quickly diagnoses and operationalizes clear effective business practices that stakeholders enthusiastically embrace. Most recently, Mark has applied his well-honed expertise to effective revenue ramps for start-ups in high-tech electronics, SaaS, and desktop app businesses. Mark is a U.S. patent holder with a B.S.E.E. from Penn State University.