Jon Seeber is a General Partner, he co-manages the firm and has been a member of Updata’s investment team since 2006. He has more than 15 years of experience in technology and growth-stage technology investments. Before joining Updata, Jon worked on the Business Development team inside IBM Global Services, managing acquisitions, divestitures, investments, and partnerships – key growth activities for IBM’s largest business unit. During his tenure there Jon helped execute notable transactions including the acquisitions of Internet Security Systems, Healthlink, and Corio. Earlier in his career, Jon served on active duty, and later in the reserve, as an officer in the United States Air Force. He also spent time as a developer, and holds two U.S. patents in network optimization and network security.
Jon also serves on the Board of Directors for the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy, whose mission is to use the sports of baseball and softball as vehicles to foster positive character development, academic achievement and improved health among youth from underserved communities in Washington, D.C.
Jon received bachelor’s degrees in Computer Science and History from Duke University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. While at Duke, Jon was a member of the varsity wrestling team and is now an assistant coach at The Potomac School in McLean, VA, where he lives with his wife and two sons.