The People Behind BigGarden Ventures and Atomic Tangerine

“Mitch RatcliffeBigGardenIn addition to founding BigGarden Ventures, Mitch Ratcliffe is chief content officer for On24, an Internet-based investment and business news service. He has served as executive producer of Ziff-Davis’ ZDY2K year 2000 site, editorial director of Ziff-Davis Journal’s eCommerce Alert newsletter, and publisher and editor-in-chief of Digital Media.Ratcliffe has participated in the launch of web companies, Audible Inc.,, and Web-X LLC, as well as in the launch of LoudVox and Loan Tek through BigGarden. He participates in WebTalkGuys, a weekly radio show on Internet business development, as well as the monthly Adventures in Technology for the Audible Network.He has co-authored three books for Random House Electronic Publishing, including the best selling PowerBook: The Digital Nomad’s Guide. He has been published as a technology commentator in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, the Los Angeles Times, Fox News network, CNN, NPR, and other publications.Jonathan FornaciAtomic TangerineJonathan Fornaci is president and CEO of Atomic Tangerine. He has held senior-level positions with companies such as Luna, IBIS Consulting, GE Capital and Trans Ocean Ltd.As CEO of IBIS, Fornaci more than doubled revenue and employees in under a year, and orchestrated a $300 million merger with Proxicom. While COO of Luna, he brought to market the first e-relationship software for Fortune 1000 and Digital 1000 companies.Fornaci served as chief information and technology officer of a GE Capital Services Company and as part of the corporate staff. He directed the firm’s worldwide systems operations, including development of the company’s Extranet, Intranet, enterprise applications and WAN. He also facilitated a global reengineering effort for the accounting, operations and sales/marketing departments and oversaw a major merger.As a speaker, Fornaci has presented at the IT Metrics Summit, International HR, Software 500 Executive Forum, and others. He has been published in CIO Magazine, Computerworld, Infoworld, Network Computing and others.”