Mislav is Chief Investment Officer for Crumpton Ventures. He brings more than 20 years of investment and, as an operating executive, start-up experience. As part of the firm’s investment activities he provides strategic advice to portfolio companies and sources new opportunities. His areas of expertise include unmanned aerial systems, aerospace & defense, cybersecurity, analytics, and training.
Prior to joining Crumpton Ventures, Mislav was a member of the private equity team at Highland Capital Management, where he focused on deals in a wide range of industries. He created and implemented strategic initiatives in corporate finance and conducted mergers and acquisitions transactions in high-growth and distressed environments. He began his career at Airbus UK as part of its strategy and business development team.
Mislav holds a BS in aerospace engineering from the University of Zagreb, where he was awarded the Dean’s Medal for academic achievement. He earned an MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.