Ren Riley, General Partner, Oak Investment Partners
Warren B. Riley, General Partner, joined Oak Investment Partners in 1999. He focuses on investments in the consumer Internet, digital media and marketing, and enterprise software and services sectors. Ren currently serves on the Boards of Centric Software, Gazillion Entertainment, iCrossing, MyLife.com, Moxie, and Sutherland Global Services. He was on the Boards of Digital Media Group (acquired by VisionChina), Parlano (acquired by Microsoft), Talisma (acquired by nGenera), and U.S. Auto Parts (NASD: PRTS). Ren works closely with several Oak portfolio companies including Aspect Software, Demand Media, Photobucket, Rearden Commerce, SmartDrive and Zumobi. He is also actively involved with Oak’s investments in China including Lianlian Pay, Lingtu, Shenzhen State Micro Technology (SMiT) and SportsGG. Ren’s past portfolio activity includes Allyes (acquired by Focus Media), Aventail (acquired by SonicWALL), Cobalt, Connexus, Fastclick (acquired by ValueClick), Limelight Networks (NASD: LLNW), MobiTV, RazorGator, Shop.com, and Tele Atlas (acquired by TomTom). Prior to joining Oak, Ren was a Senior Associate with Robertson Stephens, a technology-focused investment bank. He worked in the corporate finance division and executed several public and private equity offerings as well as M&A transactions in the Internet, technology, business and information services sectors. Ren graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in Government.