Tim Breidigan is a Venture Partner with Tycoon Venture Partners. Tim brings extensive experience in building software and technology companies. He has over 30 years experience in executive roles with large organizations, start-ups and venture capital. Tim currently serves as COO of SalsaMobi, a staff augmentation company specializing in senior software engineering talent located primarily in Central and South America. Prior to joining, SalsaMobi and TycoonVP, Tim worked for CBS Corporation via the acquisition of Eventful. Mr. Breidigan served as VP of Business Development at Akonix Systems, Inc. where he managed strategic partnerships with major instant messaging networks such as AOL, Yahoo and MSN, as well as sales partnerships with email archiving partners like EMC, Symantec and Computer Associates. Before joining Akonix, Mr. Breidigan founded and served as President of Breidigan Venture Services, a consulting and interim management service to early stage companies. In this role, he participated as a full time member of start-up management teams, driving business strategy, partnership development, capital raising and strategic initiatives. Previously, Mr. Breidigan held a number of management positions at Microsoft, including Director of Field Marketing, supporting the North American sales organization; strategic roles reporting directly to the VP Worldwide Products and managing the OEM and retail launch of Windows 3.1. Mr. Breidigan holds a BS from the College of Engineering, Department of Computer Science, and a MBA from Cornell University.