Thomas E. Unterman

Founding Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners

Thomas E. Unterman

Thomas E. Unterman

Founding Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners

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The Times Mirror Company
Rustic Canyon Partners

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3871

Number of Boards

35

Birthday

1945

Age

74

Relationships
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Co-Founder at Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc.

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Founder at BlackLine, Inc.

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Managing Director & Founder at USRG Management Co. LLC

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Co-Founder at Navigating Cancer, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Navigating Cancer, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Intrepid Learning, Inc.

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Former General Partner & Investment Manager at Rustic Canyon/Fontis Partners

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Co-Founder at Miramar Venture Partners

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Managing Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners

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Founder & Managing Director at USRG Management Co. LLC

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Thomas E. Unterman
Founding Partner at Rustic Canyon Partners
Education
B.A.

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

JD

University of Chicago Law School is the graduate school of law at the University of Chicago. It was founded in 1902 by a coalition of donors led by John D. Rockefeller, and is consistently one of the highest-rated law schools in the United States. The U.S. News & World Report ranks it fourth among U.S. law schools, and it is noted particularly for its influence on the economic analysis of law.

Career History
Founding Partner
1999 - Current

Rustic Canyon Partners (RCP) focuses on investments in the Internet/media, clean technology, technology-enabled process outsourcing, information services and wireless and wireline broadband sectors. The firm seeks companies with strong management teams, that address large markets, that create an attractive business model and that have a defensible competitive advantage. They invest across all stages, from seed stage to later-stage opportunities. Their venture capital investments typically range from $2 million to $4 million, with larger investments in more mature companies. The firm prefers to be the lead investor but this is not always a requirement. RCP focuses on investments in companies based on the US West Coast.

Affiliate
Current

Saints acquires illiquid assets from banks, corporations, hedge funds, individuals and private equity firms located in the US, Europe and Asia. In addition to transacting with a variety of sellers, The firm acquires investments stakes across investments stages, including buyout, growth equity and venture assets.

Professional
Tenure Unconfirmed

Good Technology Corp. provides mobile devices, apps and data security services. It offers services to banks, healthcare organizations, governments and retailers and provides a end-to-end solutions portfolio, consisting of a suite of collaboration applications, a secure mobility platform, mobile device management, unified monitoring, management and analytics and a third-party application and partner ecosystem. The company was founded by Trae Vassallo in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2010 - Current

BlackLine, Inc. operates a cloud-based software platform which is designed to transform accounting and finance operations for organizations of all types and sizes. Its scalable platform supports critical accounting processes such as the financial close, account reconciliations, intercompany accounting, and controls assurance. The company was founded by Therese Tucker in May 2001 and is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2009 - Current

Good Technology Corp. provides mobile devices, apps and data security services. It offers services to banks, healthcare organizations, governments and retailers and provides a end-to-end solutions portfolio, consisting of a suite of collaboration applications, a secure mobility platform, mobile device management, unified monitoring, management and analytics and a third-party application and partner ecosystem. The company was founded by Trae Vassallo in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
2007 - Current

Fulcrum BioEnergy, Inc. produces biofuel from garbage. It designs, develops, owns, and operates facilities that convert sorted, post-recycled municipal solid waste into ethanol. The firm's proprietary thermo chemical process converts municipal solid waste feedstock into ethanol using conventional commercial systems and alcohol synthesis process. The company was founded by James Alastair Campbell McDermott and E. James Macias in July 2007 and is headquartered in Pleasanton, CA.

Member, California Committee South
Current

Human Rights Watch is one of the world's leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, they give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.Their rigorous, objective investigations and strategic, targeted advocacy build intense pressure for action and raise the cost of human rights abuse. For 30 years, Human Rights Watch has worked tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep-rooted change and has fought to bring greater justice and security to people around the world.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a public resource.

Emeritus Member, Board of Directors
Current

Through The UCLA Foundation, generous donors participate with building, sustaining and advancing the University. While there was a time when state funds covered almost every dollar UCLA needed to operate, today only 7 percent of the University’s total budget is paid for through the state’s general fund. Private philanthropy provides the resources UCLA requires to continue growing its stature as a global leader in the creation, sharing and application of knowledge. Specifically, The UCLA Foundation: Receives contributions made by alumni, friends, private foundations and corporations on behalf of UCLA’s many schools, units and departments Disburses the contributions according to the expressed wishes of the donor Invests and manages the contributions to protect and enhance their value Actively promotes philanthropy across the campus

Member, Investment Committee
Prior - 2018

CalSTRS is administered by a 12-member Teachers' Retirement Board. Their Investment Committee's objectives are set forth in the California Constitution and the California Education Code. The Teachers Retirement Fund is a special trust fund established by law that holds the assets of the following programs: Defined Benefit, Defined Benefit Supplement and Cash Balance Benefit. The assets come from contributions by members, employing school districts and the State of California. The funds investments create a stream of income to add to those assets. The CalSTRS portfolio has broadly diversified holdings in seven categories: Global Equity, Fixed Income, Real Estate, Private Equity, Cash, Inflation Sensitive and Overlay. CalSTRS often engages in shareholder activism.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$5,000 - $10K
2016

LA’s BEST was created in 1988 by Mayor Tom Bradley to address an alarming rise in the lack of adequate adult supervision of children during the critical hours between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. We serve 28,000 kids at 189 elementary school sites in Los Angeles in neighborhoods most vulnerable to gangs, drugs, crime and at schools with the lowest student test scores.

$5,000 - $10K
2016

TO MAKE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COASTAL WATERS & WATERSHEDS SAFE & CLEAN.

$500 - $999
2015

LA’s BEST was created in 1988 by Mayor Tom Bradley to address an alarming rise in the lack of adequate adult supervision of children during the critical hours between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. We serve 28,000 kids at 189 elementary school sites in Los Angeles in neighborhoods most vulnerable to gangs, drugs, crime and at schools with the lowest student test scores.

Political Donations
$5
2018

ActBlue is an online toolset that makes it easy for donors to connect with the candidates and causes they support. At ActBlue, the objective is to democratize power by putting powerful fundraising tools in the hands of grassroots donors across the United States.

$5
2018

ActBlue is an online toolset that makes it easy for donors to connect with the candidates and causes they support. At ActBlue, the objective is to democratize power by putting powerful fundraising tools in the hands of grassroots donors across the United States.

$5
2018

ActBlue is an online toolset that makes it easy for donors to connect with the candidates and causes they support. At ActBlue, the objective is to democratize power by putting powerful fundraising tools in the hands of grassroots donors across the United States.

Investments
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Aspiration Partners, Inc. provides financial services. The firm's products include redwood fund, flagship fund and summit account. The company was founded by Joseph Neal Sanberg and Andrei Hugo Cherny in 2013 and is headquartered Marina Del Rey, CA.

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Business Talent Group LLC provides interim executive talent services. The firm delivers hand-picked independent business talent for management consulting, project-based, and interim executive roles. It has locations in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Seattle. The company was founded by Jody G. Miller & Amelia Tyagi in 2005 and is located in Pacific Palisades, CA.

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Factual, Inc. operates as a platform that enriches mobile location signals with definitive global data. It enables mobile applications developers to create personalized mobile experience. The firm's products include global location data, mobile personalization, advertisement targeting, data mapping, cleaning, and consumer products data. The company was founded by Gil Elbaz in 2008 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.

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Events
Speaker
Santa Monica, CA, United States
2009 Milken Institute Global Conference

The Milken Institute Global Conference 2009 was held from April 27-29, 2009 as part of the Milken Institute Global Conference Series.

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