GERALD RISK

Gerald serves as Vice Chairman of Asurion, the world’s largest provider of technology protection services, serving more than 250 million consumers globally.  Prior to serving as Vice Chairman, he served as Asurion’s President, and as Asurion’s Chief Financial Officer prior to that.  During Gerald’s almost two decades at the company, revenue has grown from $15 million to greater than $7 billion. 

Gerald has invested in over 100 search fund or operating companies acquired through a search fund vehicle, as well as several other start-up and entrepreneur-led companies.  Through these investing activities, he currently serves on the Board of Directors of Carillon Assisted Living (provider of assisted living services in the Southeast), Datacor (ERP software for the chemical industry), National Video Monitoring (regional provider of video surveillance services), OI Infusion (infusion therapy services), Sunrun (provider of residential solar services) and QMC Telecom (wireless infrastructure provider in Latin America). 


Gerald began his professional career with Goldman, Sachs & Co. He is a Trustee of the Nueva School and an investor in FARM, a social impact investment collaborative. Gerald is currently a Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he teaches classes on entrepreneurship. 


He holds an MBA from Stanford where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from Queen’s University in Canada.