Mr. Thompson focuses upon providing guidance to growth stage companies in Media, Marketing, and Enterprise software and technology. He is also an investor and advisor to early-stage technology companies as a Founding Partner at Progress Ventures, an early-stage venture fund that invests in media, marketing, and advertising technology companies. Previously, Mr. Thompson held interim positions in management of design at Pod Consulting and The Procter & Gamble Company, finance and sales at the Phoenix Media/Communications Group, and client relations at IGN Entertainment, Inc., and Snowball.com. Mr. Thompson graduated with a BA from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR, and earned his MBA from the F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College, Magna Cum Laude. Mr. Thompson holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.