Tim Yates

Advisor

Tim has over 45 years of General and Financial Management experience. In addition, he has substantial Board of Director experience and has been an active investor and mentor in early stage companies.

From 2007 until November of 2016 Tim was with www.Monster.com. During that time, he served as a member of the Board of Directors, CFO, and CEO from 2014 t0 2016. In November of 2016, Randstad Holdings, Inc. acquired Monster in a transaction designed to build on Monster’s global brand and online recruiting technology.

Prior to Monster, Tim was a member of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer of Symbol Technologies. After implementing a successful turnaround of this manufacturer of bar code scanners and mobile computers, Symbol was sold to Motorola in a $4 billion transaction.

From 1971 to 1995, Tim was with Bankers Trust Company in a variety of management positions, including active involvement with BT’s development of Loan Syndication and High Yield Bond trading and sales. From 1990-1995, he was Chief Financial and Administrative Officer.

Tim currently serves on the board and chairs the Audit Committee of www.Commscope.com, a $7 billion market cap global leader in wireless and fiber optic solutions.

Tim is currently an investor and board member for two early stage companies:

www.cyndx.com- Cyndx is an open technology platform that enhances and streamlines all points along the capital raising process from discovery to closing with a focus on serving investors, companies and executives alike.

www.engagetalent.com- Engage enables active recruiters to efficiently source from a live stream of over 100 million passive candidates or enrich their own CRM and ATS candidates with predictive AI based insights.

Among other early stage companies, Tim was an early backer of OpenLink Financial, www.openlink.com – a global leader in trading, risk management and financial software; JobDirect.com, an early online campus recruiting site; sixdegrees.com, a forerunner of linkedin; and Homestead Associates, www.homesteadinn.com.

Tim has been an active supporter of CollegeSpring, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the college opportunity gap for students from low-income backgrounds. www.collegespring.org

He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his BA from Yale University. He lives in Rye and is the proud father of four children and grandfather of five grandchildre