Jeff Patterson

Partner

Jeff focuses primarily on Media investments. Jeff is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Access Sports Media, FUSE, Mandalay Sports Media, RockYou, Slacker, and SoundHouse. He previously served on the Board of Directors of Baja Broadband (acquired by TBS), Hoak Media (acquired by Gray Television), Legendary Pictures, Turbine (acquired by Time Warner), Taqua (acquired by Tekelec) and has worked closely with a number of former Columbia portfolio companies including Call Technologies (acquired by 3Com), Digital Television Services (acquired by Pegasus Communications), DSL.net (NASDAQ: DSLN), NuVox Communications, The Tennis Channel (acquired by Sinclair Broadcasting), and XM Satellite Radio (NASDAQ: XMSR). Prior to joining Columbia Capital, Jeff worked at First National Bank of Boston in the Media & Communications team in Boston and in the European Cable & Telephony team in London. Jeff received his B.A. from Bowdoin College and his M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

Focus Areas:
Media

Current Investments:
Access Sports Media
Fuse
Mandalay Sports Media
RockYou
Slacker

Joined:
1996