Nex Cubed Announces Two New Board Members
Ken Denman is an Entrepreneur, Board Member, Investor, and Serial CEO of Technology Companies, While Duncan Logan is the Founder and CEO of Rocketspace
Nex Cubed, an innovation platform that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market, helps rising companies scale and provides paths to liquidity, welcomed Ken Denman and Duncan Logan to its Board of Directors.
“We are honored to have Denman and Logan join the Nex Cubed Board,” said Marlon Evans, CEO of Nex Cubed. “Their breadth of experience, leadership, and shared passion for developing entrepreneurs will inform and drive our strategic plan.”
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Denman is an entrepreneur, board member, investor, and serial CEO of private and public technology companies. Denman is a Venture Partner with Sway Ventures, and most recently was President and CEO of Emotient, Inc., a venture-backed software startup that built an AI-based platform for measuring facial expressions. Emotient was acquired by Apple in January of 2016. Denman has also been CEO of two Silicon Valley public software companies, Openwave and iPass. Denman sits on the Board of Directors for Costco, Motorola Solutions, Mitek Systems, and LendingClub.
“The difference Nex Cubed is making by supporting the development of industry-changing technologies while also empowering entrepreneurs to make a real impact on the world is extraordinary,” said Denman. “I’m looking forward to joining the Nex Cubed family.”
Logan is the Founder and CEO of RocketSpace, a San Francisco-based technology campus and accelerator. RocketSpace has fueled the success of more than 1,000 startups, including 18 unicorns that have raised more than $21b, such as Uber, Spotify and Leap Motion. At 24, Logan started his first company, CITYPRO International, which he sold to ASAP Pic in 2000 after building it up to $8m in revenue over three short years. In 2002, Logan joined MessageLabs, a SAAS security company he helped build until it was sold to Symantec in 2008 for $700m.
“Quality attracts quality,” stated Logan. “From the leadership team to the mentor and advisor community, the quality of the Nex Cubed ecosystem assures the company is well-positioned for success. I am eager to contribute to the continued growth of Nex Cubed and its portfolio.”
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