Hans has substantial executive experience in the investment management industry. He has significant expertise in the investment banking industry. He serves as the Chairman of various portfolios in PIMCO Fund Complex. He serves as the Chairman of PCM Fund Inc. and AGIC Equity & Convertible Income Fund. He serves as the Chairman of various AGIC Equity Funds. He has been the Chairman of NFJ Dividend, Interest & Premium Strategy Fund since February 2005, AGIC International & Premium Strategy Fund since April 2005; AGIC Convertible & Income Fund and AGIC Convertible & Income Fund II since January 1, 2007. Read More
Alex Kolicich is a member of the investment team at Formation 8, focusing on IT investments.
Prior to joining Formation 8, Alex worked with Peter Thiel as a Principal at Mithril Capital Management, a growth-stage venture fund, where he helped lead investments in AppDirect, C2FO and Helion Energy. Preceding his venture career, Alex worked as engineer and early-product advisor at Clarium, Palantir, and Google. He was an early member of the Clarium Capital quantitative engineering team (with Joe Lonsdale) and close advisor/collaborator with the early Palantir team; advising on product design and contributing to the product. Read More
Alex received a B.SE in Software Engineering from the University of Waterloo, and a Masters in Economics from the University of Toronto.
Jay Mandelbaum is an advisor to private growth and early-stage companies. He has over 25 years of operating experience in financial services, most recently as an Executive Vice President and member of the Operating Committee at JP Morgan Chase & Co. where he was responsible for corporate strategy, marketing and all the bank’s mobile and digital activities. Read More
Drew Oetting is on the Board Directors of Street Contxt and a Partner at Formation 8, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital fund with over $1 billion under management. Drew is also a founding Board Member of Affinity Technologies, an enterprise software company.
Drew serves as an advisor to WeAreThorn, a NGO tackling child trafficking leveraging technology, and LivingOnOne, a non-profit impact production studio. He graduated with degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Claremont McKenna College.