Dino has spent his career as an entrepreneur, investor, and exec in leading technology companies and is focused on building and growing the tech eco-system in Bend Oregon. He recently founded Seven Peaks Ventures, is co-founder of the Founders Pad Accelerator in Bend OR, and Adjunct Professor of Computer Science and Entrepreneurship at OSU Cascades in Bend OR.
Prior to Seven Peaks Ventures, Dino was a General Partner with Formative Ventures, Bay Partners and Vulcan Ventures. Earlier in his career, he held senior executive positions at Qualcomm, Metawave, and Dain Rauscher. He began his career in engineering design and management roles at TRW and US West Cellular.
Active board seats and investments include: Vungle, Droplr, Manzama, CrowdStreet, Inbound Writer, and Capella.