A veteran of multiple high-tech startups, Weghorst specializes in creating and growing early-stage software companies. Since the 1990’s, he has founded and served as CEO and/or executive team member of multiple venture-funded companies. Companies under his leadership have received start-up financings totaling well over $100 million and have resulted in numerous successful M&A and IPO events. He has also held senior product development positions at other large software firms. Recent technology start-ups include: Media Logic, iChat, Ventix Systems, Question Technologies, Troux Technologies and Workstreamer. Currently, Weghorst is a partner at a private equity firm, serves as an executive advisor to technology start-ups, as well as serving on multiple university business school advisory committees. He has been published in numerous industry publications, authored technology books and has been awarded multiple technology patents. He holds a B.E.D. Texas A&M University and an M.S. from Cornell University.