Paul Gardi

Investment Committee Member
  • Entrepreneur and investor who has built, operated and exited multiple companies across all stages of the value stack and invested in many more
  • Previously EVP of Ask Jeeves, where as head of strategy and operations worldwide he was a key contributor to the company being awarded the most successful turnaround in 2004, when it was the top performing stock on the Nasdaq (the Ask Jeeves listed share price increased by >40x over 5 years) and was later acquired by IAC/InterActiveCorp with Paul being appointed CEO of IAC/InterActiveCorp Advertising Solutions
  • Now heads the AIM accelerator and investment vehicle with initiatives including CNET Networks (activist investor – acquired by CBS), AdChina (seed investor and adviser – acquired by Alibaba), Zynga Game Networks (co-authored the original business plan – public exit), UBER, Canva and FanDuel