Carl Ledbetter

Special Partner

Carl joined Pelion in 2003 and has since served on the board of nine Pelion portfolio companies. Previously, Carl served on the boards of three public and eight other private companies.

Prior to Pelion, Carl was a senior executive in engineering of operations at Novell, Control Data Corporation, ETA Systems, Hybrid Networks, Prime Computing, Sun Microsystems, and IBM. Also, Carl was President of AT&T’s Consumer Products Division. He was a dean and a professor of mathematics at universities on both coasts. As the holder of six patents in computing and telecommunications and the former CEO of a venture-backed start-up himself, Carl has first-hand knowledge of what it’s like to run a young company in the technology sector. He acts as the firm’s technology expert and often lends his experience and expertise to our portfolio companies. Carl earned his Ph.D. in mathematics from Clark University, his Master’s degree in mathematics from Brandeis University, and a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of Redlands.

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