Thomas Bredt joined Menlo Ventures in 1986.
Previously, he was Senior Vice President and Director of the Information Systems Group at Dataquest Incorporated. Prior to Dataquest, Bredt worked for the Hewlett-Packard Company as an engineering manager in the computer systems, manufacturing applications and data communications groups. He also worked for Bell Laboratories and was a member of the Electrical Engineering faculty at Stanford University.
At Menlo, Bredt focuses on early-stage communications, Internet, and software companies. His recent investments and board seats include: Apexon, Big Bear Networks, Caw Networks, Cielo Communications, ePeople, NUASIS and Teradiant Networks. His prior investments and board seats include: Aspect Communications (ASPT); Clarify, acquired by Nortel (NT); Latitude Communications (LATD); Priority Call, Inc., acquired by LHS Group; Red Brick, acquired by Informix (IFMX); Rubric, acquired by Broadbase (BBSW); Synoptics Communications, that merged with Wellfleet to form Bay Networks, which was acquired by Nortel (NT); and Xros, acquired by Nortel (NT).
Bredt is a graduate of the University of Michigan (B.S. in Science Engineering), New York University (M.E.E. in Electrical Engineering), and Stanford University (Ph.D. in Computer Science).
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