Prior to joining SharesPost, Carol was Chief Financial Officer of PENSCO, a custodian of $15 billion in alternative assets. Carol has been an executive team member in leading investment banking and asset management firms and has deep experience in the alternative asset space. She has held positions at Pantheon Ventures, Calera Capital, Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs and Accenture.
Carol has an MBA from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Methodist University.
Prior to joining SharesPost, Prashant spent 11 years with Deloitte & Touche LLP in their financial services audit practice in San Francisco, most recently as Audit Senior Manager. During his time at Deloitte – he served some of the firms’ largest financial services clients including publicly traded companies, broker-dealers, and asset management companies across different platforms. His experience at Deloitte also involved time spent in India setting up an Asset Management Center of Excellence for the Deloitte US practice.
Prashant received Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees in Business from University of Madras, India and a Masters of Accounting degree from Miami University (Ohio). He is a licensed CPA (inactive) in the state of California and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
Prior to joining SharesPost, Jonas was an investment banker with Berman Capital, covering a wide range of industries including Internet, digital media and software. Jonas has worked on many mergers and acquisitions, and private equity transactions for buyers and sellers in the growth-and-middle-market arena. Jonas is also a mentor for the Thiel Foundation’s 20 Under 20 Fellowship.
Jonas received his LLM from Uppsala University and an MBA from Golden Gate University. He holds FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Prior to joining SharesPost, Kevin was a senior portfolio manager at First New York Securities, where he managed a global macro book. With over 17 years of senior level experience in financial services, Kevin’s specific areas of expertise include the management of client relationships, investment research coverage, block and position trading, and operations management. Kevin began his career as an institutional equities sales trader working for Instinet, and later Commerzbank. His client base included hedge funds, pension funds and proprietary trading desks. Subsequently, Kevin held a series of distinguished posts at leading hedge funds and proprietary trading firms including serving as the head of international trading for Libra Advisors and Opus Trading Funds.
Kevin received his undergraduate degree in finance from Tulane University and his MBA from Columbia Business School, magna cum laude. He holds FINRA series 4, 7, 24, 27, 55 and 66 licenses.
President & Trustee, SharesPost 100 Fund
Before joining SharesPost, Sven served as President of SVB Capital at Silicon Valley Bank, where he managed the company’s venture capital investing business, which included direct, secondary and fund of fund investments exceeding $1.5 billion under management. Prior to SVB Capital, Sven managed secondary investments at Cipio Partners and direct investments for Siemens. He previously had operational responsibilities at both Vodafone Germany and O2 Germany.
Sven holds an M.S. in Physics from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, where he specialized in Information Technology and Environmental Physics.