Berg turns from Visa to VGS
Peter Berg, who helped set up Visa Ventures during his stint at the corporate, is Very Good Security's new vice-president of business development and strategy.
Lymbersky leaves Cisco to go Global
Christoph Lymbersky, a partner at corporate venturing unit M2P Venture & Capital Partners, has co-founded investment bank Global Ventures.
Schulte shoots to Swiss Post
Jens Schulte, who oversaw corporate venturing at PostFinance, has been promoted to head of M&A for its parent company, Swiss Post.
Bartlett to head Verizon Ventures
Christopher Bartlett, formerly managing director at Morgan Stanley, has become head of Verizon’s corporate venturing arm.
Bringing the best and brightest into the industry
Special report: Mentoring the next generation of leaders
The future of energy: Different horses for different courses
Kaloyan Andonov of GCV spoke to Geert van de Wouw, vice-president at Shell Ventures, the venturing subsidiary of Anglo-Dutch oil and gas major Shell about the future of energy and how the rebranded venturing arm under his command tackles it.
BP Ventures in China – land of opportunity
Tom Whitehouse, contributing editor, spoke to Jin Hu, BP Ventures’ Shanghai-based China lead, about how she is re-adapting to her country of birth after 16 years in the UK. Hu also set out the strategic rationale behind BP’s $10m backing of Nio Capital and pledged to demonstrate value to venture investors in China.
The future of energy based on inclusion
Tom Whitehouse, contributing editor, interviewed Barbara Burger about Chevron Technology Ventures’ new Future Energy Fund and GCV’s Venture Houston conference next month, which she is co-chairing and Chevron is co-sponsoring.

News Continued

Cisco's Subramanian moves to Evolution Equity Partners
Karthik Subramanian, Cisco Investments’ former head of cybersecurity investments and acquisitions, has joined the growth equity firm as a partner.
Carbonara joins Citi Ventures
Matthew Carbonara, has left a senior director role at Cisco Investments to join Citi Ventures as a managing director.
Swarup promoted to partner at Rakuten Ventures
Aditya Swarup, a former principal at Rakuten Ventures, has been promoted to partner.
Chakravarthy checks into NGP Capital
NGP Capital has hired Rohini Chakravarthy from New Enterprise Associates as a partner.
Cauvas joins Anthemis
Marin Cauvas has joined Anthemis as an investment associate from Santander InnoVentures.
Romanski runs to Siris Capital
Hilton Romanski, who was featured twice on GCV’s Powerlist in 2012 and 2014, has become a partner and senior managing director at Siris Capital.

Editor's Picks

Carbonara joins Citi Ventures
Matthew Carbonara, has left a senior director role at Cisco Investments to join Citi Ventures as a managing director.
Prior pulls away from GM Ventures
Managing director Sherwin Prior is leaving GM's corporate venturing unit after more than seven years to set up his own transport-focused VC fund.
Lambert joins National Grid
Editorial: Update on GCV Rising Stars shows promotions and changes
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