Jonathan Kalman, General Partner
Jonathan Kalman is a General Partner, Jaguar Capital Advisors LLC, and Managing Partner of Jaguar Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm. He is also Chairman of Katalyst LLC, an investment bank and FINRA broker/dealer.

Mr. Kalman is former Chairman and CEO of Jaguar Acquisition Corporation, a public company (NASDAQ: JGACU.OB) that he IPO’d and later merged in a landmark transaction with China Cablecom, Ltd. (NASDAQ: CABL) marking the first foreign investment in the Chinese cable TV industry.

Previously, Mr. Kalman was Managing Partner of Katalyst Venture Partners (KVP I) and Internet Katalyst Investment Partners (IKIP I), venture capital funds whose investments included: Breakaway Solutions, where Mr. Kalman assisted the company through its explosive growth from 20 employees to more than 1,000 and an IPO led by Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers; Internet Capital Group; Sixth Dimension (acquired by Comverge, NASDAQ: COMV); Netuitive and Investor Force. Mr. Kalman and Katalyst were exclusive financial advisor to Arcadian Networks in their $90M financing led by Goldman Sachs, which provides last mile wireless carrier services to the energy sector using the 700 MHz licensed spectrum. Mr. Kalman is also a founding investor in Arcadian Networks.

As Chairman of Katalyst, Mr. Kalman oversaw the completion of over $1B in transactions in the US and Europe from offices in NY, London and Philadelphia. Previously, Mr. Kalman was Managing Director of Naviant Technology Solutions, acquired by Equifax.

Mr. Kalman began his career at IBM, where he served in sales, consulting, technology and management positions. At IBM, Mr. Kalman worked with clients in the payments industry. Earlier in his career at IBM he led an advanced semiconductor diagnostics team.

Currently, Mr. Kalman is a member of the Board of Directors of PE Systems LLC, and a senior advisor to Skillnet GmbH. Former board and advisor positions include: Director, China Cablecom (NASDAQ: CABL); Director, RS Software (India) Ltd. (BSE: RSS); Advisor, Customer Analytics (acquired by NASDAQ: EXAP); Advisor, Nstein Technologies (TSE: EIN); and Advisor, Internet Capital Group (NASDAQ: ICGE).

Mr. Kalman is a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) and serves as Chapter Chairman for the Philadelphia Chapter of YPO. He has broad national and international investment experience in the U.S., Europe, Latin America, India, China, Israel and Canada.

Mr. Kalman holds an MBA from Northwestern University’s J.L. Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Science, Applied Physics, from Cornell University.