Mr. Hoyem is currently an Investment Partner with In-Q-Tel, an investment firm whose goal is to identify, adapt and deliver innovative technology solutions to support the missions of the broader US Intelligence Community. George has been an early stage investor for over 14 years having previously worked with Blueprint, Redleaf and El Dorado Ventures. Hoyem has invested in and served in an advisory or board capacity with dozens of emerging technology companies.
Prior to becoming a venture capitalist, Hoyem built an 18-year operating career with several prominent technology companies. As the General Manager of Hewlett Packard’s Internet Commerce Division, he was responsible for a $40 million P&L. Prior to his work at Hewlett Packard he held several executive positions in marketing and operations with VeriFone, including VP of Software Marketing and General Manager of the Internet Commerce Division. George was a key contributor in the $1.3 billion sale of VeriFone to Hewlett Packard. Prior to VeriFone, George was co-founder and VP of Worldwide Sales for Visix Software, which he helped grow to over $20 million in revenues. Hoyem has also held other management and sales positions at American Management Systems (AMS), Federal Data Corporation, and Tektronix.