Mr. Coté leads Accelitas’s business strategy and daily operations. Before co-founding Accelitas in 2004, Mr. Coté was a portfolio manager for J & W Seligman & Co., a New York-based investment management firm managing $40 billion in assets. Mr. Coté was part of the Technology Team which managed $18 billion in technology-focused mutual funds. He led the team coordinating technology investments across all Seligman portfolios and chaired an investment committee managing a $2 billion venture capital portfolio. Before Seligman, Mr. Coté spent 14 years in banking industry, with PNC and Comerica Bank financing technology companies.
Mr. Coté earned a BS in Development Economics from the University of Michigan. He received an MBA, summa cum laude, from UCLA.