Senior Advisory Board Member
Mark A. Frantz
BlueDelta Capital Partners
Frantz has served as the managing general partner of In-Q-Tel (the strategic venture capital affiliate of the U.S. intelligence community), a principal with Carlyle Venture Partners, a partner at RedShift Ventures, the associate to the senior chairman at Alex. Brown, the economic and technology policy advisor to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Ridge and the associate director of The White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs under President George H. W. Bush.
During his career, Frantz has had the privilege and pleasure of investing in and working with a number of successful companies and their excellent management teams, including 42Six (acq. by CSC), HelloWallet (acq. by Morningstar), NetWitness (acq. by EMC/RSA), Sourcefire (Nasdaq: "FIRE," then acquired by Cisco), Blackboard (Nasdaq: "BBBB," then acquired by Providence Equity), Imagitas (acq. by Pitney Bowes), ISR Solutions (acq. by Stanley Works), Compusearch (acq. by Arlington Capital & JMI Equity), Intelliworks (acq. by Hobsons), ODIN Technologies (acq. by Quake Technologies) and New Media Strategies (acq. by Meredith Corp.).
Frantz holds J.D. and MBA degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and a B.A. degree from Allegheny College, where he was a NCAA All-American swimmer. He is a former frequent qualifier for the USA Triathlon national championships.