Ron is a Special Partner of SBNY.
Prior to SBNY, Ron worked as a Partner on the early stage investing team at SoftBank Capital for 16 years. Before SoftBank, Ron was co-founder and President of ClientLogic and President, co-CEO and co-Chairman of its predecessor companies, UCA (now SITEL Worldwide) and SoftBank Services Group. Ron was also co-founder of Software Distribution Services (acquired by Ingram Micro, NYSE: IM). Post acquisition, Ron served on the executive team at Ingram for three years.
Ron currently serves on the boards of China Horizons, AFT, Alpha Artists, Turbulent Energy and Optodot. In addition, he serves as Co-Managing Partner of Z80 Labs, an Accelerator Fund in Buffalo. He serves on the board of a number of Z80 companies including ACV Auctions, Clearview Social, Empire Genomics, OnCore and Touchstream Solutions.
Ron is actively involved in community affairs and currently serves on the board of directors of CUBRC, the Board of Trustees of the UB Foundation, Inc. and is an Advisor to the Faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences at UB.