Our Team

Working Together & Evaluating Investments Since 2013

Matthew Burnham

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

  • 20+ years diverse & deep operational and investment experience in media / TMT industry
  • Investment experience across asset classes – private equity, public equity, growth, and venture
  • Executive management experience at large & small media companies;
    built, launched and managed several companies from startup to exit
  • Active advisor and investor in early-stage companies
  • MBA, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University

Balaji Gopinath

Co-Founder and Advisor

  • 20+ years managing, building and scaling companies
  • Executive positions at SAP, Time Warner/Turner, Nike, and several startups
  • Launched and managed several accelerators including Turner MediaCamp
  • Active advisor to & investor in early-stage companies
  • Holds two patents in the interactive advertising and automated content recognition space
  • BS in Molecular Genetics from M.I.T.

Established & Connected 
Advisory Board

Our talented, successful and well-connected Advisory Board provides Dragonfly Group and our portfolio companies valuable leadership and perspective.

Dragonfly Group Advisory Board

Kevin Shepela
SVP & Chief Commercial Officer,

Remy Stern
Former Chief Digital Officer,
NY Post

Byron Allen
Founder & CEO,
Entertainment Studios

Jack Kliger
Former CEO, TV Guide & Hachette Filipacchi U.S.

Lisa Selden
Global Head of Publisher Operations, Spotify

Jon Belmonte
Former CEO,
Active Network
(acquired for $1B)

Warren Spector
Former CFO,
Raycom Broadcasting,
Fisher Communications

Vanessa Liu
SAP.iO Foundries 
North America

Chris Nolte
Co-Founder & Managing Partner, AneVista Group

Atul Khosla
Chief Corp Dev & Brand Officer,
Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Shawn Riegsecker
Founder & CEO,

Jordan Hoffner
Head of Partnerships, Strategy & Innovation, SamsungNEXT

Dragonfly Group LLC is a diversified, privately held growth capital firm based in Chicago, Illinois and San Francisco, CA. We invest in a concentrated portfolio of businesses so that we can spend more time working alongside our management teams, helping each business grow.