Kevin is Managing Partner at Atlantic Bridge and has 30 years’ operating experience in the technology sector, including a total of 13 in Paris, London and Dublin as an executive in the software industry and five years in Silicon Valley. Kevin served as Vice President, Microsoft EMEA and helped grow the regional business from $500 million in 1991 to $9.5 billion in 2004. At Microsoft, Kevin was a member of Microsoft EMEA’s senior management team responsible for various roles in Finance, Operations, and Sales and Marketing including establishing the European Operations centre in Dublin. Kevin is a frequent industry speaker and was ICT Ireland Industry Person of the Year in 2001 and elected a fellow of the Irish Management Institute in 2000. He holds various degrees in Business, Finance, Taxation & Law and is an Attorney at Law, Certified Public Accountant and Certified Investment Manager.
Osman is a serial technology and media entrepreneur best known as the founder and CEO of 3Dlabs - at one time one of the fastest growing NASDAQ companies in Silicon Valley. 3Dlabs is a fabless chip company whose products were used in the making of films like the Titanic and The Matrix and helped pioneer the 3D graphics revolution on the PC. Osman is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in the UK, has a First Class degree in Computer Science and Electronics Engineering from University of Birmingham (UK) and is the inventor of numerous patents in the field of computing and graphics.
Melissa joined Atlantic Bridge in 2020 as Investment Director Europe. She is based in our Paris and London offices and focuses on venture to growth investments in software across Europe. Melissa has more than 10 years’ experience in VC and growth investment in the UK, France and Spain – she is a French national with Spanish family, who has lived and worked in the UK for several years. Prior to joining Atlantic Bridge she worked for Ardian as a member of the Growth team. Melissa graduated with a MSc in Mathematics and Computer Sciences from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Informatique et Mathématiques Appliquées in France.
Jonny joined Atlantic Bridge in 2023, where he focuses on sourcing, evaluating and executing new investments. Prior to joining Atlantic Bridge, Jonny worked within the M&A team at One Retail Group, a multi-national ecommerce brand owner. Before this, Jonny founded his own ecommerce brand whilst studying at university, which he sold in 2021. Jonny holds a BSc First Class degree in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham.
Maeve joined Atlantic Bridge in 2016. Previously Maeve has worked at Goldman Sachs Dublin, Charles Schwab in San Francisco and supported our Managing Partner, Kevin Dillon, during his MD role at Microsoft European Operations Center in Dublin. Maeve has experience in Executive Assistant and Event Managements roles having worked in the International Labour Office in Geneva, European Commission in Brussels as well as time spent in London and San Francisco.