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Joe Beard

Perot Jain, LP
Joe Beard is currently a Partner at Perot Jain, L.P., an early stage
focused venture capital firm, where he is responsible for managing
existing portfolio assets and deploying capital into new investment
Prior to joining Perot Jain, Joe spent approximately ten years as an
investment banker at firms such as Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Bear
Stearns and MHT Partners. Most recently, he served as Managing
Director and Co-Head of Corporate Investment Banking at Commerce
Street Capital. Joe has executed M&A, debt and equity transactions
across the Technology, Consumer Retail and Industrial sectors.
As a former Army Captain, Joe spent several years in the military based
in Hawaii and Texas. He also spent two years at Applied Materials in
Silicon Valley prior to business school.
Joe received his BS in Discrete Mathematics from the United Stated
Military Academy (West Point) and his MBA from Columbia Business
School where he was a Robert A. Toigo Fellowship recipient. Joe is a Dallas
Business Journal's Forty Under 40 honoree and currently serves on the
West Point Association of Graduates Advisory Board.
Joe is married with four children and resides in Rowlett, TX.

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