On February 8th, GTE hosted Carl Koubek for lunch and talk about his background and founding of Acta Ventures. Carl is a graduate of Boston College where he obtained degrees in both business management and finance. After receiving his degree, he interned at GSK while starting his masters of business administration at Carnegie Mellon University- Tepper School of Business in order to learn and to grow his professional network in Pittsburgh. After graduating from CMU, Carl worked for PNC as an internal consultant pitching ideas to improve the organizational design. After two and a half years of working for PNC Carl along with a partner founded Acta Ventures.
Acta Ventures looks for companies to partner with in order to grow the company into a profitable partnership. Acta looks to be a consultant to its partners in the short term helping them with technology and finance. Carl shared insights and humor with GTE about his work in both the corporate world and the consultant world as well as his background and education.
We would like to thank Carl for coming to talk to us and for the insightful advice he gave.