Serial entrepreneur and former Xmarks CEO James Joaquin is announcing today that he has joined Catamount Ventures as a Partner.
Prior to Catamount, Joaquin was the CEO bookmarking startup Xmarks, which was acquired last year by LastPass. In the 80’s, he co-founded Clearview Software, a company acquired by Apple. After six years at Apple in engineering and marketing roles, Joaquin co-founded When.com, an internet calendar and events service that was acquired by AOL. He was also President and CEO of Ofoto and helped lead the service from its start through its acquisition by Kodak.
Joaquin has actually been a venture and angel investor working with Bridgescale Partners and Kapor Capital. He’s personally invested in a number of startups including Pixable, PixelPipe, AdRoll, and 20×200 .
In his new role, he’ll lead investment opportunities in the consumer internet and consumer packaged goods sectors.