COO (St. Lucia)
Randy was formerly the CEO of Network Society Lab (NSL), a boutique venture development firm and partner of First Penny based in Europe with a background in AI, natural language processing, SaaS, tokenization and decentralized finance (DeFi). Randy has more than 30 years of experience in managing venture-backed high tech companies and providing venture development advisory services—with a long history of collaboration with First Penny’s founders, Michael Gale and Amy Swartz. With Michael Gale, he was one of the key international sales and marketing management members of Macromedia, a software unicorn that Adobe bought for $4 billion in 2005. Since leaving Macromedia he has helped scores of venture-backed technology companies with advisory services to accelerate growth related to geographic and market expansion, corporate development and fundraising.
In addition to decades of experience performing advisory, corporate development and fundraising services, he also is deeply experienced in the operations and management of venture development firms.