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Investment Committee & Board of Directors

The Slater Technology Fund is guided by an investment committee composed of a unique mix of institutional investors and development experts that bring decades of VC expertise and economic development experience to bear on Slater’s investment model.

  • Geoffrey Davis, Senior Partner, Ropes & Gray, Boston, MA
  • Charles Hazard, General Partner, Flybridge Capital Partners, Boston, MA
  • James C. Maynard, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank, Newton, MA

Slater’s Board of Directors, whose members represent a variety of constituencies dedicated to building an innovation-based economy in Rhode Island, includes representatives from government, private industry, venture finance, law, and academic and research communities.

  • Kenneth E. Arnold, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Lifespan, Providence, RI
  • Andrea J. Corcoran, Esq, former General Counsel, ToleRx, Inc., Cambridge, MA
  • Geoffrey Davis, Senior Partner, Ropes & Gray, Boston, MA
  • William Foulkes, Faculty Member, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • Katherine Gordon, Ph.D., Managing Director, Technology Ventures Office, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • Raymond Mathieu, former Managing Director and CFO, Providence Equity Partners, Providence, RI
  • James C. Maynard, Senior Vice President, Silicon Valley Bank, Newton, MA
  • Joseph Pignato, Chief Financial Officer, Swipely, Inc., Providence, RI
  • Peter Snyder, Senior Vice President of Research, Lifespan, Providence, RI
  • Richard Spies, former EVP Planning & Senior Advisor, Brown University, Providence, RI