Joined LLR

2019

Biography

Geoff Baird is a Senior Managing Director at LLR Partners. He leverages extensive experience leading and driving all aspects of growth for technology and services businesses to support LLR’s portfolio companies and manage the LLR Value Creation Team.

Prior to joining LLR, Geoff was an operating executive at Tailwind Capital where he assisted in sourcing, evaluating and performing due diligence on investment opportunities. He served as a board member and active advisor to Tailwind portfolio companies Stratix Corporation (Chairman), Diversified, AST and CoreBTS. In addition, Geoff has been a board director at WorldAware, an LLR portfolio company, since 2015.

Geoff’s leadership background is highlighted by several executive roles in the mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and communications sectors. He previously served as President of the Product & Technology Group at AGT International, CEO of 3i-MIND, and Vice President and General Manager of the Small Medium Business Unit and the Communications Appliances Business Unit at Avaya. Earlier in his career, Geoff was the CEO of mobile technology firms Commtag and Xtempus, and COO of Psion Computing.

Education

University of Reading, UK, (B.S.), London Business School (M.B.A.)