Silicon Valley Bank
Based in Orange County, where he’s been integrated into the tech ecosystem since 1998, he heads up SVB’s Growth Technology team, targeting venture, growth, and private equity-funded companies as well as small cap and founder-controlled growth companies, primarily in the software, IT, digital media, cloud and healthcare IT space. His previous experience includes structuring credit facilities, venture debt, asset based, cash flow and recurring revenue financing to support growth, M&A and working capital financings.
Derek earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with a Finance emphasis from San Diego State University, and serves on the Tech Advisory Board for the Orange County Technology Action Network (OCTANe).
He considers himself a gadget early adopter, an aspirational golfer and when he’s not closing deals for the bank, enjoys spending time with his wife and twin daughters.