Ali Byrd brings 15 years of operating and advisory experience within the technology industry spanning sales, marketing, consulting, finance and R&D. In the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brothers, he coordinated deal team execution and conducted in-depth industry assessments, focused on software, services and communications technology clients. Previously, Mr. Byrd spent over 9 years at Microsoft, where he led due-diligence and post-merger management and launched 3 global product introductions for $12 billion Information Worker business unit. Mr. Byrd is currently Vice President of Strategy and Corporate Development at Lime Wire, a leading Internet software company headquartered in New York City.
Mr. Byrd holds an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BS in Electrical Engineering from Duke University.