Investment, advising management teams, Management Consulting, Business Strategy, Acquisition Integration, Venture Capital, Mergers, Strategy Development, Start-ups, Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Private Equity, Corporate Development, Strategy, Strategic Partnerships, Business Planning, Entrepreneurship.




Mr Tobkin has an extensive track record of global management consulting and venture capital experience. He co-led the Tech and Telecom Practice of Bain & Co globally for 19 years and founded and started two of Bain’s other major industry practices: Cruise Lines and North American Utilities.




Prior to Bain, Mr. Tobkin was a Founding General Partner of Sierra Ventures, a major Silicon Valley based venture capital firm. Companies Sierra Ventures founded that IPO’ed include Stratacom (NASDAQ), Centex Telemanagement (NASDAQ), On Assignment (NASDAQ:ASGM), Net Mover (NASDAQ), and Advanced Technology Materials (NASDAQ:ATMI).  

Prior to Sierra Ventures Mr Tobkin was a Partner of McKinsey & Co. and a leader of the firm’s High Technology practice, working between San Francisco, Tokyo and New York. He holds a JD and MBA (with Distinction) from Harvard Business School and two degrees in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.




    JD & MBA with Distinction - Harvard Business School. 
     Two degrees in Electrical Engineering - Massachusetts Institute of Technology.