Jeffrey Binder

CEO, Harvard Venture Partners

Jeff is CEO of Harvard Venture Partners based here in Colorado. He also serves as Chairman of the Board of Abbott Interfast, one of the largest and oldest fastener manufacturers in the US. Jeff previously served as the Executive Vice President of T-Mobile Home and Entertainment and was responsible for the P&L and strategic vision of in-home and mobile video, smart home and related products.  Jeff joined T-Mobile through the acquisition of Layer3 TV, where he was CEO.

Prior to founding Layer3, Jeff was a partner at Genovation Capital and a Senior Advisor to private equity firm TPG.  Prior to Genovation, he led Broadbus Technologies as its founding CEO, pioneering the concept of television on-demand to become the leading worldwide supplier of systems to cable and telco. In 2006, Motorola purchased Broadbus for $200+ million and Jeff joined the company as GM On-Demand Solutions and the Office of the CEO where he spearheaded the first smart phone initiative.

As CEO, Jeff led the Leading Golf Companies from 1996-2000, then the largest marketing and technology network of high-end golf courses in North America, and operated the largest US golf affinity travel program in partnership with American Airlines and in joint venture with Jack Nicklaus.  In the early to mid-nineties, Jeff was CEO of Nanosoft, with offices in Seattle, Beijing and Chicago.  Jeff began his career as a US government bond trade at the Chicago Board of Trade, where he remains a member today.

Jeff has been named a Next Generation Leader by MultiChannel News, a Top 100 Heavy Hitters by CableFax, 40 under 40 by the Boston Business Journal and is a member of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  A graduate of Harvard University, Jeff studied Government and Environmental Science.

February 28, 2018