Corey had his first exposure to fast-growing companies at Robertson Stephens. He joined Highland in 1997 and hasn’t looked back.
As a former captain of his college basketball team, Corey is all about "team" and loves being part of a great one. He has invested across a number of sectors and stages over the years. Corey is currently chairman of the board of Gigamon (IPO) and serves on the boards of CrowdSource, Entourage, Fidelis, Moka5, Pharmaca, vArmour Networks and YogaWorks. He also currently works with BAROnova, Hyperion (IPO) and Nebula. He’s a former director of AccentCare (acquired by Oak Hill Capital Partners), BAROnova and Hyperion (IPO), and has been involved with BÂRRX (acquired by Covidien), Conor (IPO; acquired by Johnson & Johnson), Helicos (IPO), NextCard (IPO), NuGenesis Technologies (acquired by Waters Corporation), Pervasis (acquired by Shire), Talaria (acquired by Google), Telcobuy.com (merged with World Wide Technology), Turbine (acquired by Warner Bros.) and US Labs (acquired by LabCorp).
Corey has also worked at The Whitman Group and ONI Systems (IPO; acquired by Ciena).
He holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Corey is also a member of the Swarthmore College Investment Committee.
Most important role a venture partner can play?
“Recruiting, recruiting, recruiting because the best teams always win in the end.”