Derek brings a wealth of invaluable experience to Seaside Ventures, having held numerous esteemed C-suite positions in both national and international consumer and B2B businesses. With an impressive background that includes renowned companies such as Google, YouTube, Tinder, and Bumble, Derek has honed his expertise in navigating complex challenges and driving impactful solutions. Derek's extensive experience working closely with founders and executive teams equips him with a deep understanding of the unique hurdles that portfolio companies may encounter along their growth journey. Whether it's strategizing market entry, optimizing operations, or developing effective growth strategies, Derek's wealth of knowledge allows him to provide invaluable guidance and support to address the diverse range of challenges faced by our portfolio companies. His proven ability to foster collaboration, drive innovation, and deliver results makes Derek an invaluable asset to Seaside Ventures. With his strategic mindset and a passion for unlocking potential, he plays a pivotal role in helping our portfolio companies overcome obstacles and achieve their ambitious goals.