Jonathan B Bulkeley

Jonathan B. Bulkeley

Lead Independent Director

Jonathan B. Bulkeley has served as a director since 2004 and our lead independent director since April 2012. Mr. Bulkeley is currently the Chief Executive Officer of RealMatch, Inc., a leader in online job recruitment having served in that role since November 2014. Prior to RealMatch, Mr. Bulkeley founded Blue Square Capital Management, LLC in March 2009 and served as its Chief Investment Officer until November 2014. From February 2006 to August 2010, Mr. Bulkeley served as Chief Executive Officer of Scanbuy, a wireless software company. Prior to Scanbuy, Mr. Bulkeley was an owner of Achilles Partners, an advisory firm, from 2002 to 2006. Mr. Bulkeley served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Lifeminders, an online direct marketing company, from February 2001 until Lifeminders was sold in October 2001. Mr. Bulkeley was the Chief Executive Officer of from 1998 to 2000. From 1993 to 1998, Mr. Bulkeley worked for America Online, where he served as managing director of the company’s joint venture with Bertelsmann Online in the United Kingdom and as Vice President of Business Development and General Manager of Media.

Before joining America Online, Mr. Bulkeley spent eight years at Time Inc. in a variety of roles, including Director of Marketing and Development for Money magazine. Mr. Bulkeley also serves (or served) as a director of Excelsior Absolute Return Fund of Funds Master Fund, LLC from its inception in 2003 until its dissolution in June 2010, Excelsior Absolute Return Fund of Funds, LLC (from its inception in June 2003 until its dissolution in June 2010), UST Global Private Markets Fund, LLC (since its inception in July 2008) and Excelsior Buyout Investors, LLC (since its inception in May 2003 to March 2014), each of which is (or was) registered under the Investment Company Act. In addition, Mr. Bulkeley serves on the advisory boards of three private equity funds: The Jordan Edminston Venture Fund in New York, Elderstreet Capital Partners in London and Jerusalem Global Venture Partners in Israel. Mr. Bulkeley has served previously as non-executive Chairman of QXL Ricardo plc, its non-executive Vice Chairman of Edgar Online, Chairman of Logikeep, Chairman of the Yale Alumni magazine and as a director of Global Commerce Zone, The Readers Digest Association, Instant Dx, Cross Media Marketing Corp and the Hotchkiss School. Mr. Bulkeley has served on the board of directors DEX One Corporation, a public reporting company and successor to R.H. Donnelly Corporation, since January 2010, and has served on the board of directors of Spark Networks, Inc., a public reporting company, since September 2006. Mr. Bulkeley holds a B.A. in African Studies from Yale University.