Miles R. Gilburne

Miles Gilburne has been active for more than 25 years as a venture capitalist, corporate strategist and technology lawyer.  He is currently a managing member of ZG Ventures, an early stage venture capital firm focused on media, information technology and health sciences. 

Prior to forming ZG Ventures in 2000, Gilburne served for five years as Senior Vice President of Corporate Development for America Online, where he was responsible for strategic planning, corporate acquisitions, joint ventures and alliances. He was elected to the board of directors of AOL in 1999 and, after the merger of AOL with Time Warner, continued to serve on the board of the combined company until stepping down in May 2006. 

Gilburne has been an early investor in or served on the board of a wide variety of public and private companies, including media companies such as  AOL, Time Warner and Cricket Media, technology and government service companies such as Macromedia and SRA, drug development companies such as Pharmacyclics and GlycoFi, and medical device companies such as BrainScope.  

Gilburne has also served as a board member of numerous non-profit organizations, including  the Board of Trustees of The Shakespeare Theatre in Washington, D.C. and the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.  He received a B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.