Our BoardCommNexus is a non-profit organization that is member supported. We rely on the sponsorship of industry companies, along with the participation of individuals from our community, to assist us in helping the San Diego technology community. Our Board of Directors is comprised of representatives from our sponsor companies and industry advisors.
At the heart of EvoNexus is a driven team working tirelessly to ensure EvoNexus provides startups with the support and opportunities needed to prosper and pioneer the future of technology.
EvoNexus Irvine Committee
President, Tech Coast Angels (Orange County)
Hicham Semaan is an experienced board member, CEO, GM, senior executive, angel investor, and senior adviser to CEOs, management teams, and private equity.
He is a respected executive with strong vision, value creation, turn around, and acquisition expertise, and has successfully exited businesses. He is considered an expert in the technology, education, and real estate industries and has been a featured speaker at several industry events.
As a CEO, Hicham led companies through rapid growth, re-positioned companies for high value exits to strategic acquirers, led M&A and roll-up strategies, as well as successfully executed corporate turn-around and management buy-outs. Hicham’s operational experience includes strategic planning and budgeting, general management, sales and marketing leadership, and profit and revenue growth execution.
Hicham is an MBA graduate of UCI – Paul Merage School of Business, has a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, and is fluent in English, Arabic, and Spanish. Hicham is the current President of Tech Coast Angels – OC.
Specialties: Strategic planning, maximizing shareholder value, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), management buy-outs (MBO), growth capital investments, start-ups and turn-around, corporate strategy, software as a service, enterprise software, IT services, training and education, commercial and residential real estate, board of directors advisory, and exit strategies.