Jeff Saunders advises early-stage promising technology companies on strategic partnership and /or mergers and acquisitions. Jeff has over 30 years of experience in operations roles within technology, including as a Sales and Business Development leader in AI, Machine Learning, Autonomy, Mobile, IoT, AR/VR, Hyperscale, Cloud, SaaS, Media Creation and Distribution, Enterprise Hardware and Software, and Data Center Solutions.
Jeff was previously Vice President of Revenue for Pilot Al Labs, an edge-based AI Software company. Prior to Pilot AI, he was the Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Relationships for MediaTek. Before joining Media Tek, Jeff headed the Strategic Alliances and Business Development team for the mobile ecosystem at NVIDIA.
He has held sales and sales management positions with RealNetworks and Silicon Graphics, and has led sales and business development efforts for Cloud Computing, Oil & Gas, HPC, and the Media & Entertainment markets.
Jeff earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Southern California where he was also an NCAA All-American Swimmer.