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Professor Donovan had the honor to work with a group of young recent college graduates, partner and friend Sundar, some 4000 executives in 62 countries, and 12 sponsors of CTG executive seminars to create 26 companies (with a total market cap of $10.6 billion US dollars). This part of the website gives a summary of each of those companies and a listing of all companies created by former employees mentored by Professor Donovan over $293.8 billions. All facts a verified by authoritative external references.

Green highlighted rows are companies that Professor Donovan brought to IPO.

Total Value Created At Transaction Date: $10,665,943,639

 LogoCompany NameFoundedRoleCompany DescriptionTransaction TypeDateCompany Valuation
1 cambridge-tech-group-100 Cambridge Technology Group 1980 - 2016 Founder/CEO Incubator, Executive education (32,000 executives, in 72 countries), system integration, strategic Discovery sessions 50% fortune 2000 Private Placement 1990 $80,000,000
2 senditlater-100 SendItLater 2014 - Present Adviser Future sending of messages and gifts. Round B financing 2016 $10,000,000
3 CTP-100 Cambridge Technology Partners 1990 - 2002 Founder / Chairman Systems integrations business based on Unix fixed price fixed time, on Surround architecture. Merge With Novel IPO 1993 (#1 New England Company) 2002 $5,000,000,000
4 CTE-100 Cambridge Technology Enterprises 1998 - Present Co-founder With Sundar Holding company for CenterPoint, Internet Business Services, Brainstorm, WorldStreet, Marathon Technologies, Interactive Gaming and Communication, Purchase Net, and Office 2000, now incubator. And cloud migration. Listed on Indian Exchange IPO 2010 $294,465,225
5 cambridge-tech-group-100 Cambridge Executive Enterprises 1991 Co-founder/ Chairman International business executive training. Private and Merged With CTG 2007 $25,000,000
6 sap-100 CATLABS 1996 -2002 Co-founder/ Chairman With Sundar Joint venture with SAP to add value added services to existing applications. Private and Merged With CTG/CTE and SAP 2002 $31,568,890
7 KD-secure-100 KD Secure 2010- 2014 Co-founder / CEO Security systems. 50% owned by Mainline. = Private and Merged With Mainline 2014 $1,500,000
8 OE-100 Open Environment Corporation 1992 - 2016 Co-founder / Chairman With Sundar Tools to build applications using DCE standards. IPO 1995. Merged With Borland. 2014 merged with attachment group 2009 $750,000,000
9 cambridge-migration-100 Cambridge Migration Management 1993 Co-founder With Sundar Migrating mainframe applications to client server. Merger With I-Cube 1996 Private
10 i-cube-100 Integration International Inc. (I-Cube) 1993 - 2016 Lecturer, Chanel, innovator Migrating mainframe applications to client server using 3 tiered architecture. Merger With Razorfish/ Microsoft IPO 1999. (#1 IPO) 2004 $3,600,000,000
11 samsung-100 Cambridge Samsung Partners 1994 - 2005 Co-founder Developed advanced technologies for products. 50% owned by Samsung. Merger With Public Company Samsung 2000 $50,000,000
12 KPMG-100 Cambridge Technology Group/KPMG 1996 - 2000 Co-founder Offered value added services to European customers such as system integrations. 50% owned by KPMG. Merged With KPMG 1999 $50,000,000
13 ibcc-100 Internet Business Capital Corporation 1999 - 2004 Co-founder With Sundar Incubator providing capital, physical, and business infrastructure. Over 20 companies incubated. Private Placement, AEGON, Ray Lane 1999 $100,000,000
14 cv-100 Concentric Visions (CV) 1999 - 2001 Co-founder With Sundar Multimedia internet applications activating video Merger With Advent Group 2001 $20,000,000
15 ice-100 Integrated Computing Engine (ICE) 1993 - present Investor, organizer with Sundar High speed multi-processing computer hardware company. Joint with MIT. Merger With Public Company Media 2000 $30,000,000
16 c-bridge-100 C-Bridge Internet Solutions 1996 - present Co-founder Sundar Business solutions on the internet. IPO 1999 merged with Excelon merged, Progress Software 1999 $261,792,349
17 cit-india-100 CIT India 1996 - 1997 Co-founder With Sundar Systems integration in the Indian market Private and Merged Into CTG 1996 $1,000,000
18 cambridge-tech-group-fenosa-100 Cambridge Technology Group/IBIRSIS 1996 - present Co-founder With Sundar Systems integration in South America. 50% owned by IBIRSIS. Merger With IBIRSIS 1999 $40,000,000
19 one-wave-100 OneWave 1993 Co-founder With Sundar Use of object technologies to build applications on the net. IPO 1996 a division merged with Primex 1996 $243,068,175
20 ctr-100 Cambridge Technology Reports 1989 - 1992 Co-founder Executive Editor Reporting of successful CTG to Fortune 2,000 companies. Merged With CTG 1992 $1,000,000
21 cell-exchange-100 Cambridge Technology Enterprise / Cell Exchange 2000 - present Chairman Emeritus & Coach Implementation of government systems including homeland security and navy personnel. Sold to Public Company CTE 2010 $40,000,000
22 CTE-100 Cambridge Technology Enterprises 2000 Investor and organizer with Sundar SAP migrations to the cloud. And conglomerate, incubator IPO 2010 2010 $249,465,224
23 westinghouse-100 Advest 1990 - 1992 Founder Services to organizations that advertise on radio and television, measures the effectiveness of those ads. Joint with Westinghouse. Merged with Westinghouse 1992 $4,000,000
24 cambridge-tech-group-100 Cambridge Institute for Medical Information System 1983 - 1985 Founder AT&T training and systems integration tools. Merged With CTG 1985 Private
25 cambridge-tech-group-100 Institute for Medical Information Services 1978 - 1983 Founder Technical training for NCR Merged With CTG 1985 Private
26 m-100 Mitrol 1971 - present Chairman/Co-founder Online inventory control system for manufacturing companies. Purchased by Public Company GE 1980 $9,000,000
27 Inter-comp-100 International Computation (Intercomp) 1968 Founder/ Chairman/ President Clinical laboratory system and hardware interface for IBM 2311 disk system to IBM 1130 computer. Merged With Public Company Logicon (which in 1972 merged with Northup) 1971 $549,000

 

The Incubator, Financier, Supplier of Infrastructure, Executive Programs/Workshops

Cambridge Technology Group Logo

1990-present

Professor John J. Donovan's Role

From 1980 - present Founder/CEO - Predecessors 1978-1980 (AISS, IMIS, CIIS)

Summary

Detailed History

CTG, Cambridge technology group (provides executive seminars, workshops, tools, systems integration, incubation, and accelerator) is my most favorite company, I was blessed to be its founder, chairman and CEO. It was the company that gave me the honor of working with over 1,000 young people, interacting with executives in over 42 countries being at the center of technology advancements, seminars to over 20,000 executives, delivered over 120 systems integration, 200+ workshops, and leading the engine that invented all the companies here. And most importantly, allowed me to use my gift of teaching like my dad.

Financial History

Detailed Financial History

  1. 1980 training revenues $5 million per year
  2. 1989 revenues $15 million
  3. 1990 $51 million in revenues private placement $80 million
  4. 1991 spun off CTP $10 million
  5. 2000 executive education $15 million revenues, workshops $5 million, companies formed market cap average $100 million per year, Total as of 2015 $10,664,943,639 (see list presented here)
  6. 2015 executive seminars incubated SendItLater.

Valuation

Private Placement

$80,000,000

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Companies created by former employees and mentored by Professor John J. Donovan — total value of $293.8 billion

Professor John J. Donovan had the opportunity to work with extraordinary people most of which came just from college and continues to work with such people, many have which have gone to many not for profit (e.g Linda Chow co-president Wellesley Education Foundation) academic (e.g Rakesh Khurana, CTG/CTP employee now Dean Harvard College), corporate careers (e.g Asli Gulcur BP MBA Fellow) and have become entrepreneurs themselves. The table below lists those that have became entrepreneurs and their accomplishments.

  Company Description Founding Employee Founded Market Cap Date Picture Previous Company
1 Expo International, Inc. Internet consulting Steve Saber (President) 1999     CTP
2 Gen3 Partners Internet consulting Jim Sims 1999 Undisclosed 11/9/15 CTG
3 GiftCertificates.com Internet gift certificates Jonas Lee (CEO) 1999 $78 11/9/15 ICE
4 Surebridge Internet consulting Stephanie Khurana (Co-CEO) 1999 $39.5 11/9/15 CTP
5 BreakAway Solutions Internet consulting Chris Greendale (Mging Director) 1998 $126 11/9/15 CTP
6 Billpoint Internet credit card transactions Jason May (Founder) 1998 $130 11/9/15 CTP
7 Buildnet Network Solutions Nathan Morton (Chairman of Board) 1998 $690 11/9/15 OEC
8 NerveWire Internet consulting Malcolm Frank 1998 $1.87 11/9/15 CTP
9 Global Crossing Ltd. (GBLC) Global long distance telecom Jack Scanlon (Vice Chairman) 1997 $1370 11/9/15 CTG
10 Kenergy Scient Corporation (KNSC) Internet consulting, design, services William Kim (VP-Operations) 1997 $6670 11/9/15   CTP
11 Webspective/lnktomi merger (INKT) Internet design Marco Lara 1997 $235 11/9/15 CTG
12 Internet Capital Group, Inc. (ICGE) Incubator Chris Greendale (Mging Director) 1996 $12500 11/9/15 CTP
13 Invenio Technologies Network management Marco Lara 1996 $150 11/5/15 CTG
14 Viant Corporation (VIAN) Internet consulting, design, services Robert L. Gett (CEO) 1996 $2200 11/9/15 CTP
15 Agency.com Internet Larry Krakauer (CTO) 1995 $153 11/9/15 CTG
16 Context Integration Internet consulting, design, services Regan Coleman (Co-Founder) 1992 $207 11/9/15   CTG
17 Sapient Corporation (SAPE) Systems integration, internet Sheeroy Desai (COO), 1991 $3500 11/9/15 CTG
18 Jigsaw Business information and data services Garth Moulton 1999 $175 11/3/15 CTP
19 Enevolv Biotechnology Marco Farsheed 2013 $5370 11/3/15 C-Bridge
20 Paypal Money Hope Zhang (CEO) 1998 $45030 11/3/15 CTG
21 Progress Software Software Company Joseph Alsop 1981 $1230 11/3/15 C-Bridge
22 AddThis Social Engagement tool Stewart Allen 2004 $73 11/3/15 OEC
23 Webmethods Inc. Enterprise Software Company Stewart Allen 1996 $546 11/3/15 OEC
24 Spiro Technologies Inc. Sales App Adam Honig 2014 $7.5 11/5/15 C-Bridge
25 Compliance11 cloud-based compliance Mike Kritzman 2005 $37 11/5/15 OEC, C-Bridge
26 Innoveer Solutions Cloud CRM consulting Adam Honig 1998 $6 11/9/15 C-Bridge
27 Schooltown Online Education Mike Kritzman 2008   11/9/15 OEC, C-Bridge
28 Skillnet Software Skill Diagnostics Mike Kritzman 2012 Undisclosed 11/9/15 OEC, C-Bridge
29 Best Expert Insight Strategy Consulting Hamir Malia 2012   11/9/15 CTP
30 Cisco Systems Advisory Services Customer Services Jonathan Ballon 2002 $29400 11/9/15 CTP
31 Taras Consulting Management Consulting Allen Shaheen 2002   11/9/15 CTP
32 Jott Networks Voice Application John Pollard 2006 $16 11/9/15 CTG
33 Elementary Foundry Mobile Communication John Pollard 2013 $3 11/9/15 CTG
34 OtherScreen Content Platform Garth Moulton 2011   11/9/15 CTP
35 Anchorsilk e-business program Omar Hussain 2001   11/9/15 OEC
36 Chasm Innovations Innovation strategy consulting Robert Diloreto 2008 Undisclosed 11/9/15 CellExchange
37 Acrelic Interactive Marketing Automation Garth Rose 2002   11/9/15 Concentric Visions
38 Leadership Tools Inc. Leadership Development Garth Rose 2007   11/9/15 Concentric Visions
39 Upland Global Services llc. e-commerce services David Panitz 2014   11/9/15 C-Bridge
40 Glassbox Internet Analytics Ron Bodkin 2005   11/9/15 C-Bridge
41 New Aspects of Software Aspect-Oriented Programming Ron Bodkin 2001   11/9/15 C-Bridge
42 Think Big Analytics Data Analytics Ron Bodkin 2010 $12 11/9/15 C-Bridge
43 Viximo Social Network Sean Lindsay 2007 $15 11/9/15 C-Bridge
44 JCSI Corporate Staffing Staffing Agency Jim Sullivan 2000 $3.6 11/9/15 C-Bridge
45 Airgain Inc. Wireless Communications Jim Sims 2004 $32 11/9/15 CTG
46 EPAY Systems Cloud-based management Jim Sims 2006 $3 11/9/15 CTG
47 Connections 365 RPM Management Jim Sims 2009 $42 11/9/15 CTG
48 nScaled Inc. Cloud Storage Jim Sims 2013 $25 11/9/15 CTG
49 Silicon Valley Data Science Data Consulting Jim Sims 2013 $9 11/9/15 CTG
50 CXO Sytems Software Company Malcolm Frank 2002 $14.4 11/9/15 CTP
51 My Event Guru Event Planning Alexey Gerasimov 2006 $16.2 11/9/15 CTP
52 Cloud Technology Partners Cloud Solutions Alexey Gerasimov 2014 $60 11/9/15 CTP
53 Optaros Digital Commerce Bob Gett 2004 $115.5 11/9/15 CTP
54 Inspired Innovative Fundraising Bob Gett 2013 $21 11/9/15 CTP
55 Localginger.com (Where.com) Local Retail Advertisement Paul Parisi 2009 $135 11/9/15 CTG
56 DNSStuff.com Internet Analytics Paul Parisi 2006 $51 11/9/15 CTG
57 Inquira (answerFriend) Enterprise Knowledge Management Gary Mekikian 1999 $90 11/9/15 I-Cube
58 Sales Summits Management Consulting Bob Hatcher 2009   11/9/15 I-Cube
59 Cambridge Clean Energy Ltd. Renewable Energy Management Solutions Bhaskar Panigrahi 2015 $63 11/9/15 CellExchange
60 OneMain (Earthlink) Network, Security and cloud solutions Cristina Dolan 1998 $308 11/9/15 CTG
61 Fullarmor corp. Cloud Service Development Danny Kim 1996 $5 11/9/15 OEC
62 Smartshift Technologies Enterprise Software Management Stefan Hetges 2003 $217 11/9/15 I-Cube
63 gearcovery Lost and Found Software Anish Dhanda 2013   11/9/15 OEC
64 Good&Co Hiring and Retention App Ashesh Shah 2013 $9 11/9/15 ICE
65 Get Solo Inc. Mobile Wallet App Ashesh Shah 2005 $7.5 11/9/15 ICE
66 Plej Inc. Payment Platform Ashesh Shah 2002 $7.5 11/9/15 ICE
67 Spydre LLc. Technology Creation Ashesh Shah 1997 $6 11/9/15 ICE
68 All Systems Integration Technology Integrations Stephen Shinnick 1991 $120 11/9/15 CTG
69 Virtue Properties Construction Todd Virtue 1995   11/9/15 CTP
70 Highland Europe Investment Management Fergal Mullen 2007 $1137 11/9/15 CTP
71 Boston Technology Corporation Mobile and Web Software Nithin Rao 2004 $103 11/9/15 CellExchange
72 netNumina Solutions I.T and Services Anish Dhanda 1997 $5.8 11/9/15 OEC
73 Tenor Networks Software Development Leon Woo 1998 $360 11/11/15 CTG
74 Synernetics Inc. Software Development Leon Woo 1988 $104 11/11/15 CTG
75 Relevancy Inc. Technology Creation Leon Woo 2005 $3 11/11/15 CTG
76 Pivotal Dimension Technology Consulting Manish Munot 2011 $1.26 11/11/15 I-Cube
77 Intrepid Design Graphic Design Kimberly Dixon 2001   11/11/15 I-Cube
78 Clover Creative Group llc. Advertisement Kimberly Dixon 2009 $0.45 11/11/15 I-Cube
79 Connectup inc. Social Networking Rob Garcia 2014   11/11/15 I-Cube
80 Sebesta Enterprises Management Consulting Erik Sebesta 2004 $0.54 11/11/15 CTP
81 Visual IQ Inc. Cross Channel Marketing Manu Mathew 2006 $45 11/11/15 CTG
82 Cinoni Inc. Software Development Ravi Seelamsetty 2000   11/11/15 C-Bridge
83 Matrix Natural Resources ltd. Mineral Manufacturer Ravi Seelamsetty 2003 $0.108 11/11/15 C-Bridge
84 Semaro Mobile App Ravi Seelamsetty 2008   11/11/15 C-Bridge
85 WorkonCall.com Worker Recruiting Layne Ainsworth 2005   11/16/15 CTP
86 Whalen Ainsworth Capital Management llc. Early Stage Mezzanine Financing Layne Ainsworth 2008   11/16/15 CTP
87 Liquid Capital Entrepreneurial Financing Layne Ainsworth 2011 $0.45 11/16/15 CTP
88 Westglow Technology Consulting I.T Management Consulting Brendan McLaughlin 2006   11/16/15 CTP
89 Envoy Worldwide (Nuance Communications) SaaS Technology Company Ben Levatin 2001 $500 11/16/15 CTG
90 IMN Digital Marketing Ben Levatin 2011 Undisclosed 11/16/15 CTG
91 TidalWire Inc. Storage & Networking Jeff Brandes 2000 $18 11/16/15 OEC
92 Azara Healthcare Healthcare Analytics Jeff Brandes 2011   11/16/15 OEC
93 10minutemail e-mail Services Devon Hillard 2006 $0.32 11/16/15 CellExchange
94 Spark::Red Computer Software Devon Hillard 2007   11/16/15 CellExchange
95 Open Environment Corp Tools to build apps using DCE Standards Sundar Subramaniam 1991 $114.86 11/18/15 OEC
96 I-Cube Migrating Mainframe applications Sundar Subramaniam 1992 $143.1 11/18/15 I-Cube
97 WorldStreet Corporation Computer Software Sundar Subramaniam 1996   11/18/15 CTG
98 C-Bridge Internet Solutions Business Solutions on the Internet Sundar Subramaniam 1998 $80.98 11/18/15 CTG
99 Answerfriend Language Systems Sundar Subramaniam 1999   11/18/15 CTG
100 Knome Human Genome Interpretation Software Sundar Subramaniam 2007 $144 11/18/15 CTG
101 C-Bridge Internet Solutions Business Solutions on the Internet Joe Bellini 1999 $15.65 11/18/15 C-Bridge
102 Brooks Automation Software Analytics Joe Bellini 2003 $769.69 11/18/15 C-Bridge
103 Symphony Marketing Solutions Sales & Marketing Analytics Joe Bellini 2007 Undisclosed 11/18/15 C-Bridge
104 AFS Technologies Inc. Software Solutions Joe Bellini 2015 $30.06 11/18/15 C-Bridge
105 C-Bridge Internet Solutions Business Solutions on the Internet Jeff Spurrier 1998 $4.2 11/19/15 C-Bridge
106 OneWave Tools for Web Applications Klaus Besier 1991 $20.5 11/19/15 OneWave
107 OneWave Tools for Web Applications Sundar Subramaniam 1991 $66.64 11/19/15 OneWave
108 .406 Ventures Venture Capitalist Firm Larry Begley 2005 $651 11/19/15 I-Cube
109 First Light Capital Venture Capitalist Firm Jean Tempel 2000   11/19/15   CTP
110 International Business Capital Corp Technology Investment Sundar Subramaniam 1999 $100 11/19/15 IBCC
111 SafeGuard Scientifics Product Innovation Pete Musser 1953 $327.57 11/19/15 CTP
112 Novell Inc. Software and Services Company Pete Musser 1979 $2200 11/19/15 CTP
113 QVC e-commerce services Pete Musser 1986 $16925.8 11/19/15 CTP
114 Comcast Television Provider Pete Musser 1963 $153550 11/19/15 CTP
115 Cambridge Technology Partners Systems integration, internet Pete Musser 1991 $5000 11/19/15 CTP
116 Cross Atlantic Capital Partners Venture Capitalist Firm Donald Caldwell 1999 $94.5 11/19/15 CTP
117 InsPro Technologies Inc. Insurance Policy Administration Donald Caldwell 1986 $1.65 11/19/15 CTP
118 The Musser Group llc. Financial Planner Pete Musser 2001 $13.5 11/19/15 CTP