Enrique Godreau III
Enrique Godreau has over 25 years of information technology research, development, product management, and investing experience. He has been involved on the boards of over a dozen companies and currently serves on the boards of directors of 1020, Global Market Insite, GoAhead Software, Ontela, and Zebra Imaging. He previously backed aQuantive, a portfolio company that had a successful initial public offering in 2000 and was bought by Microsoft in 2007. Enrique's primary investment focus is in digital media and wireless businesses. In 2008, the National Association of Corporate Directors awarded Enrique the Northwest Region Private Company Director of the Year award.
Prior to co-founding Voyager Capital in 1997, Enrique founded the Seattle Research and Advisory Services office for Gartner, a leading global consultancy for the technology industry. At Gartner, his focus was on commercial interactive media and Internet technologies. Enrique previously founded and managed Adobe's Dynamic Media Business Group. He came to Adobe after the merger with Aldus, where he championed acquisitions in the areas of motion graphics and digital video editing. The first 10 years of Enrique's career were with the Xerox Corp., including seven years on the research staff of the company's Palo Alto Research Center (PARC). At PARC, Enrique's research was in the areas of local area video networks and multimedia documents.
Enrique has been involved in numerous community-based initiatives and currently serves on the Investment Committee for Global Partnerships, an organization dedicated to expanding opportunities for people living in poverty. Over his career, Enrique's professional affiliations and activities have included the Association for Computing Machinery, IEEE, the Oregon Entrepreneur's Forum, the WTIA, and several advisory roles. Enrique earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.