Yves is a Co-Founder and Partner of Upfront Ventures, (formerly GRP Partners). Prior to Upfront Ventures, Yves managed the U.S. investments of Fourcar B.V., a division of Carrefour S.A., the second largest retailer in the world. In this capacity, he was an investor in numerous private equity investments in a number of venture capital, emerging growth and later-stage retailing transactions. Before his involvement with Fourcar, Yves was a management consultant advising French companies on the strategic and legal issues of conducting business and investing in the U.S.
Yves attended the University of Law (Lyon) where he received a JD and LLM, and received an LLM from New York University School of Law.
In addition to the board of HDVI, Yves also sits on the boards of EnvestNet Asset Management, Kyriba, and Qualys. Prior Board seats include HealthDataInsights, Mobiclip, Netsize, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, PetSmart, UGO Entertainment, and ULTA.
This board position has until recently been held by the late Victor Chaltiel. Victor was not only an investor and board member, he was an enthusiastic supporter of our company and an inspiration to all of us who had the privilege to work with him.
A visionary with 20 years of experience, Michael has strong track record in management positions and as an entrepreneur. The overarching theme of his career is applying process automation to business processes, which was also the genesis for Health Data Vision.
Before founding Health Data Vision, Michael was the VP of Solutions Strategy at Ensynch, which had acquired eBI Solutions in 2008. Michael founded eBI Solutions, an IT and process automation consultancy in 2002, where he assisted numerous companies to improve their efficiencies or completely change the way they do business with information technology. He led the company from its founding to its sale. Prior to 2002, Michael held consulting and technology positions, both in the Los Angeles area and his native Austria.
A frequent speaker at IT industry events and conferences, Michael is also a guest lecturer on IT strategy at his Alma Mater, USC.