"John's expertise in scaling business processes and leadership teams is truly unique. He has been invaluable to us in successfully navigating a period of dramatic growth and transition, and I have gotten consistent value and insight from his advice."

Peter Santos, CEO Audience

"John has brought real value to our executive team in general, and to me in particular, by thoughtfully observing, analyzing and diagnosing key strengths and weaknesses in both individuals and relationships on our team. I find his feedback and counsel to be consistently constructive and helpful in bringing about real lasting change in my own behavior and patterns of action. I have become more effective in my role as founder and CTO as a direct result of John's coaching. I greatly value the opportunity to work with John and I recommend him highly."

Dr. Lloyd Watts, PhD; CTO Audience

"John was instrumental during a period of rapid expansion. He quickly identified core issues and initiated corrective action at senior management levels. I enjoyed working with John and valued his counsel."

Dr. Craig Barratt, CEO

Atheros Communications, Inc.

"I have enlisted John's services on two occasions for two different companies. His recommendations and insight were invaluable to the success of each enterprise, both operationally and strategically."

Rishabh Mehrotra, CEO

SHPS, Inc.

"John is very good at understanding how people operate and he gives straightforward feedback that people find accurate and helpful."

George Pavlov, GP

Tallwood Venture Capital

Our clients are as diverse as their needs. Currently our client base consists of emerging technology companies in their initial growth phase (third or later rounds of venture financing), or in their post-IPO growth phase. Our most recent clients have been in the semiconductor, software, net services, and BPO service sectors.

Most Recent Clients

Audience is a voice processor company that enables clear communications anywhere with noise suppression technology based on the intelligence of the human hearing system. For more information see www.audience.com

Atheros Communications is a leading developer of semiconductor system solutions for wireless and other network communications products. Atheros combines its wireless and networking systems expertise with high-performance radio frequency (RF), mixed signal and digital semiconductor design skills to provide highly integrated chipsets that are manufactured on low-cost, standard complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) processes. Atheros technology is being used by a broad base of leading customers, including personal computer, networking equipment and consumer device manufacturers. For more information see www.atheros.com

SHPS provides a broad range of health management tools, resources and services that empower consumers to make wise healthcare decisions. With comprehensive services that transform consumer health behaviors, SHPS integrated delivery system maximizes the value of your healthcare dollars. For more information see www.shps.com

"Tallwood Venture Capital focuses on investments in differentiated technologies and products that we believe will have a significant impact on the semiconductor industry. We seek out talented entrepreneurs and potent ideas likely to make a real difference in semiconductor and semiconductor-related markets."

By offering deep semiconductor knowledge, direct operating experience and a high degree of availability. Tallwood builds close active working relationships with our portfolio companies. For additional information see http://www.tallwoodvc.com/about/

Alta Vista
Alta Vista, a business of Overture Services, Inc., is a leading provider of search services and technology. Alta Vista continues to advance internet search with new technologies and features designed to improve the search experience for consumers. Based in Sunnyvale, Calif., Alta Vista has a rich history of innovation embodied in 61 search-related patents. For more information, see www.altavista.com.



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