We are passionate about using our extensive experience to coach early stage startup teams. We use our experience of our own successes and failures as we scaled multiple high growth businesses to teach and guide founders and their management teams as they build their own businesses. Our unique approach is being highly accessible and hands-on, when asked, to help guide founders and their teams.
Ken Goldberg is a Partner at Pixel Perfect Ventures with extensive cross-functional operating experience in financial planning, operations, M&A, corporate investments and governance, restructuring, employee compensation and human resources.
There is not much that makes Ken happier than taking on complex – sometimes seemingly insurmountable – business challenges and figuring the path forward. He is a visionary leader and effective finance executive with an extensive track record of successful acquisitions, mergers, turnarounds, and scaling financial processes and infrastructure.
Ken has made a career of knowing the path to take to grow businesses, small and large. Ken recently served as Rally Health’s Chief Financial Officer and also managed the Human Resources organization during the company’s rapid growth. He also led the sale of the company (then Audax Health) to UnitedHealth Group. In less than five years, Ken built a team and transformed the financial processes and infrastructure from a pre-revenue bookkeeping operation to a department with multiple offices supporting more than a billion dollars in revenue.
Ken has been serving as financial and operational advisor to early-stage start-ups and small to mid-size companies since 2012. Prior to that he led strategic and financial planning and operational efficiency efforts at Network Solutions, including the marketing and sale of the company to Web.com. He has also held several executive and financial positions with Capital One Financial Corporation, including EVP of the Private Client Group where he led integration of two bank acquisitions and oversaw a $12 billion portfolio. Ken began his career in the bankruptcy and restructuring arena.
Raj Malik is a Partner at Pixel Perfect Ventures with extensive cross-functional operating experience that includes corporate and business development, M&A, operations, customer success, marketing and legal.
For nearly 20 years, Raj has led the successful planning, negotiation and execution of large, complex, strategic transactions. Raj led Rally Health (then Audax Health) through a $29M Series B equity raise and then negotiated the complex sale of the company to UnitedHealth Group. Raj also led the sale of Network Solutions during two separate transformative transactions when General Atlantic and then later to Web.com acquired the company.
Prior to Rally Health, Raj started his entrepreneurial journey building and launching a number of highly successful products including when he co-founded and was the CEO for KikScore. Raj led KikScore’s global team that developed and launched a groundbreaking interactive and dynamic trust seal solution that Google later acquired.
Raj studied Political Science at Miami University and graduated from The Ohio State University College of Law. He previously served as an Assistant Attorney General and in between college and law school was the youngest WalMart store greeter in the United States.
Rhett Woods is the Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of Ripple Health Group, where he leads the product strategy and design direction for the company. For more than 20 years, Rhett has built and led design, development, product, and sales teams at leading companies including Adobe, Macromedia, Linden Lab, and Rally Health. In the creative arena, he is well versed at creating content and experiences across web, 3D, mobile, interactive TV, and live events.
Rhett helped demonstrate to the industry the potential for Rich Internet Applications (RIA), a new kind of web experience that has become the norm today. He led the creative strategy and execution of some of the largest and most successful software launches including ColdFusion, Macromedia MX / Studio, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Creative Suite.
For the last 10 years, he’s been focused on improving health outcomes through better consumer experiences. At Rally Health, he was part of the team that took the company from 0 to 55M users, helping people improve their health and wellness, find doctors, and understand the costs associated with healthcare decisions.
Rhett studied Aerospace Engineering (for a week) at San Diego State University, International Consumer Behavior at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, and Business Marketing at Portland State University. He is an accomplished pilot, having soloed both a helicopter and fixed-wing on his 16th birthday, and then went on to achieve type ratings in Learjets and Citation jets.