Jeff Rich is a results focused chief executive, investor and board member in the technology industry. He helps management teams focus their business strategies to achieve growth and value for shareholders. As its CEO, Jeff grew Affiliated Computer Services, Inc (“ACS”), a diversified IT services and BPO provider, from a small start-up company through an IPO to become a Fortune 500 company with over $5B of revenues and 50,000 employees worldwide. Today, Jeff serves as an Operating Partner at Sunstone Partners, a San Mateo based growth equity firm where he invests in high growth software and technology enabled services companies, focused in one of four sectors: Cloud and Enterprise IT, Healthcare IT, Internet and Marketing Services, and Cybersecurity.
Jeff currently serves on the board of six companies: Avertium, Nexa Receptionists, OSF Global, BP3, Cloudbakers and LightJump. He also serves on the boards of three non-profits: The Horatio Alger Association, Best Buddies International, and the TD Jakes Foundation. He has previously served as a Director of OutMatch, Onica, Fruition Partners, Zimbra, Digital Generation, Royaltyshare, Pegasus Systems, Affiliated Computer Systems, The Dallas Symphony Association and The University of Michigan Business School.
Jeff holds a BBA degree from the University of Michigan Business School and is a member of The Horatio Alger Association and Young President’s Organization (YPO). He resides in Dallas, Texas, has a fabulous wife and spends his free time on a bike or hiking with his Beagles.