Our principals are dedicated newspaper industry veterans who know that a combined print and online advertising strategy is what sets newspaper publishers apart from “pure-play” online classified providers.
General Partner, Founder & CTO
Rich Grover is the founder of Bluefin Technology Partners. Most recently Mr. Grover led integration development teams at AdStar Inc. as VP of Technology and Systems Integration. Mr. Grover has over 20 years experience in bringing innovative technology solutions to the publishing industry. Mr. Grover was the founder, president and CEO of GDT/Nova, the first company to provide Web ad order management solutions to newspaper publishers worldwide including Gannett, Tribune, Hearst, and McClatchy, and Knight Ridder Newspapers. Mr. Grover's seven years at System Integrators, Inc., a worldwide supplier of newspaper prepress systems, provided a solid foundation in newspaper advertising publishing systems.
General Partner, Sales and Marketing
Steve Rosenfeld brings over 25 years of international newspaper experience to Bluefin Technology Partners in key management roles with leading publishing technology companies including Atex, Inc. where he held multiple senior management positions including head of European channel operations based in London England. Mr. Rosenfeld also was Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Edgil Associates Inc., the leading supplier of electronic payment solutions to newspapers; Sales Director at OpenPages, one of the first providers of online content management systems for newspapers; and VP of Sales at AdStar Inc., marketers of remote ad order entry solutions for publishers and advertising agencies.
Mr. Rosenfeld has an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts and Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.