Skip Fleshman, Partner
Skip has been with Asset Management Ventures since 2002. He has been in operational roles for over 15 years, has founded two startups and has worked in both small and large organizations. Skip has operational experience in software, visual systems and government sales.
Skip was an officer in the United States Air Force where he first served as a fighter pilot flying the F-16. He flew 37 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm and also served as the wing expert in electronic combat systems and programs, including advanced radar theory and electronic countermeasure systems. After the Air Force, Skip flew in the Air National Guard and was a founder and executive in two startups, including BGI LLC – a private company that develops software, training programs and simulators to US and Foreign militaries and major defense contractors such as Boeing, Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, and L3 Communications.
At Asset Management Ventures, Skip has invested in the mobility, SaaS, datacenter and health science technology (HST) sectors. Skip enjoys outdoor activities, fine wine, flying and attending the World Cup (five in a row now).
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California at Davis. Skip was a Sloan Fellow and received an M.S. in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.