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The Elevation team brings together four essential skill sets:

Operating and financial experience and expertise    



Elevation has extensive operating experience in the technology and consumer media sectors. Fred Anderson has over 30 years of experience in finance and operations. Most recently, Fred was Executive Vice President and CFO of Apple. Prior to Apple, Fred was CFO and served on the Executive Committee of ADP and held several executive positions at MAI Systems Corporation including President and COO and Senior Vice President and CFO.

Avie Tevanian has more than two decades of operational and software expertise in consumer technology businesses. Most recently, he was a member of the senior executive team at Apple where he led the company's software strategy and development initiatives as Chief Software Technology Officer. While at Apple, he also served as Senior Vice President of Software Engineering, leading the software engineering team that developed Mac OS X, the operating system that still powers most of Apple's products. Earlier in his career, Avie was Vice President of Software Engineering at NeXT Computer and was responsible for managing NeXT's software engineering department and the NeXTSTEP operating system.

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