Board of directors
Jeremy Jaech, Chairman
Jeremy brings more than 20 years of building market-creating software companies. He is currently the CEO of Verdiem, a provider of enterprise software solutions to reduce energy consumption of PC networks. Previously Jeremy was President and CEO of Trumba Corp and co-founder of Visio Corporation, the developer of the first mass-market business drawing and diagramming software, and served as its President, CEO, and Chairman of the Board from 1990 until its acquisition by Microsoft Corporation in 2000. Post acquisition, Jeremy served as Vice President of the Business Tools Division at Microsoft until June 2000. Prior to founding Visio Corporation, he co-founded Aldus Corporation, the first company to create design software for graphics arts professionals using personal computers and laser printers. At Aldus, Jeremy was the technical leader for the original development of PageMaker and went on to serve as Vice President of Engineering, managing Aldus product development. Aldus was acquired by Adobe in 1994. Jeremy serves on the Board of Directors of Seattle-based RealNetworks, Inc., MindJet Corporation, a privately funded company located in San Francisco, California, and of Alibre Inc., a privately funded company located in Richardson, Texas. He holds a B.A. in mathematics and an M.S. in computer science from the University of Washington.
Robbie Cape, Chief Executive Officer, President and Co-Founder
Robbie brings more than 15 years of experience designing software, building teams, and managing software businesses. The 12 years prior to Cozi were spent at Microsoft. In his most recent experience at Microsoft, Robbie grew a new business to add annuity software service value to the Software Assurance subscription program. The majority of Robbies experience is in the roles of program manager, product unit manager, and general manager of the Microsoft Money business. Robbie ushered the Money business to profitability with revenues of more than $65 million and put Microsoft Money on the map as a formidable competitor to Intuits Quicken. Robbie has a deep love for building businesses, products, and teams that build high-quality, simple software consistently and on time. Robbie holds a B.A. in Science and Engineering from Princeton University. He lives in the suburbs of Seattle with his wife Bonnie and their three children, Benjamin, Noah, and Dalia.
David has been involved in entrepreneurial organizations for most of his career. Upon graduating from Princeton University in 1987, he co-founded and was President of Princeton Transportation Consulting Group, which developed and implemented operations research-based computer software for major U.S. motor carriers. After selling his equity in 1993, David spent nine months working at Microsoft as a Product Manager on Visual Basic. In 1994 David returned to Montreal to join Groupe Marcelle, the family business; he served in several executive positions before becoming President in 2003. David is active in a number of community organizations as well, including his synagogue and the Jewish Federation of Montreal. David is married to Victoria and is the father of four sons. David has also recently become an avid road biker and enjoys skiing and snowshoeing in the winters of Canada.
Mark brings an incredible background and wealth of experience in consumer technology, financial services, software and online services to Cozi’s board of directors. Mark served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Consumer Division of Intuit including Quicken, Quicken.com, Quicken Insurance and Quicken Mortgage. Mark also served as VP of New Products for Charles Schwab & Co, innovating in online investing. Additionally, he co–founded and was Chief Marketing Officer at PassMark Security, an advanced authentication services provider sold to RSA in 2006 and was an investor and board member with Mint.com that he helped sell to Intuit in 2009. Today Mark invests in technology companies while he serves on the board and as an investor in four other ventures including Credit Interlink, Nolo.com, Quantal International and Trackvia.com. In his spare time, Mark also served as President of the Los Altos Educational Foundation and has been elected as a trustee of the Los Altos School Board supporting public education through his service in this leading K-8 school district. Mark holds a BS and MBA from U.C. Berkeley.
Tom Cox was named Vice President of Corporate Development at Gannett Co., Inc in October 2011. He is responsible for the company's mergers and acquisitions, as well as investment activities. Cox joins Gannett from MySpace where he was senior vice president/head of business development, leading Myspace business development activities as well as managing product and engineering teams launch and optimize new revenue and distribution opportunities. Prior to joining Myspace, Cox was principal and co-founder of Stratique Partners, LLC, an executive level consulting firm specializing in supporting clients launch new products and businesses. Before Stratique Partners, he led business development efforts at AOL as vice president of business development and earlier served as director of strategic transactions and corporate development as well as director of business strategy and operations. Early in his career, Cox was instrumental in the initial conception and led revenue channel development for a leading B2B marketplace start-up in the procurement industry. He started his career in the investment banking and interactive divisions at Friedman, Billings, Ramsey. Cox is a graduate of Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA and holds a B.A. in Economics and Political Science. He resides in Potomac, MD with his wife and son.