Creighton Reed, Partner
Prior to joining DBO, Creighton ran his own advisory and consulting business, through which he served in executive management and business development roles for enterprise technology startups. Clients spanned a range of industries: Autonomous Mobility Design & Manufacturing; Security Software; Healthcare Data Analytics; Insurance Technology; and Secure Collaboration. Assignments included raising equity capital, strategy and market development and partnership management.
Prior to starting his own business, Creighton led West Coast State & Local Government business development and sales at Palantir Technologies, and served as Vice President of Investment Banking at WR Hambrecht.
Creighton has also held various business development, strategy and financial analyst roles at Rocket Lawyer, Renaissance Technologies (now Meritage Group) and Advent Software. He began his business career as an Associate at Merrill Lynch.
Creighton served for four years as an officer in the US Marine Corps, with deployments to Japan and the South Pacific, and to Kuwait and Iraq in support of Operations Enduring Freedom/Iraqi Freedom.
He holds a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from Stanford Business School.