Greg Cote

Greg Cot� is the CEO of Dragnet Solutions, Inc., a provider of account-screening and identity-verification solutions to both traditional and non-traditional lenders. Dragnet Solutions� innovative services allow its clients to identify and sub-segment their customers in real time, resulting in a better product fit with that consumer and more completed transactions.� Its broad data coverage includes difficult to identify segments, such as the unbanked and underbanked.Mr. Cot� has extensive experience at the intersection of investing, lending, and technology. Prior to co-founding Dragnet Solutions in 2004, Mr. Cot� was a portfolio manager for J & W Seligman & Co., a New York-based investment management firm with approximately $40 billion in assets under management. Mr. Cot� was part of the Technology Team which managed $18 billion in technology-focused mutual funds, and he led the sector team that analyzed and coordinated technology investments across all Seligman portfolios. He also chaired the investment committee that managed a $2 billion portfolio of venture capital and fund-to-fund investments. During his tenure at Seligman, he spoke frequently on technology and investment related topics.Before joining Seligman, Mr. Cot� spent 14 years in the banking industry financing technology companies. He started a merchant banking group offering services to technology companies at PNC in the Mid-Atlantic region, and was one of the co-founders of Comerica Bank�s technology lending group in Silicon Valley in 1991.� He led the group�s expansion to Southern California in 1994.Mr. Cot� has a BS degree in Development Economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA in Marketing from UCLA.�