Mr. Amsterdam is a Portfolio Manager of the Emerald Mid Cap Growth and Emerald Growth Opportunities portfolios. He is also a Senior Research Analyst and a member of the Emerald Advisers Technology Research Team. He has been with Emerald since 2001 and currently focuses his efforts on network infrastructure, optical technologies, embedded electronics, and unified communications. Prior to joining Emerald Asset Management, Mr. Amsterdam spent a decade investing in, and advising, early stage technology companies as a founding managing director of PA Early Stage Partners, a $50M early stage venture capital fund and senior associate of TLVentures, an $800M venture capital fund associated with Safeguard Scientifics, Inc. He is a graduate of Lehigh University.