Kenneth D. Anderson founded the predecessor to Anderson Pacific Corporation (APC) in 1978.
Upon graduating from the University of Iowa, he began his business career in 1972, performing mergers and acquisitions of cable television and broadcasting properties for a boutique investment banking firm based in Chicago.
In the late 1970s, Anderson became a principal in the cable television industry. A successor company to these efforts, Combined Cable Corporation, grew to more than 30,000 subscribers upon its successful sale in the mid 1980′s.
Since then, Anderson has owned-and subsequently sold-other successful rural telecommunications properties. In the late 80′s he broadened his investment focus to include beverage bottling and distribution, general merchandise distribution, golf course ownership, and venture capital investing.
Ken Anderson is currently and investor and board member and involved in the management and operations of several companies including FiberLink, LLC, Hilbert Communications, LLC, i700 A Block, LLC, and Digital Capital Partners, LLC.
Christopher J. Jensen, Principal of Anderson Pacific Corporation (APC), heads the company’s day-to-day operations, identifies investment opportunities, structures deals, deploys capital and assists in the management of portfolio companies.
His past experience includes raising capital for high-profile Silicon Valley technology companies, early stage medical device makers, and energy partnerships. He has been involved in many areas of the telecommunications and information technology industries, including Wi-Fi, Wi-Max, LTE, RFID, mobile content and software platforms, carrier Ethernet, data storage, and network infrastructure-related ventures. He is currently involved as a principal in all APC ventures, including fiber optic networks, data centers, cellular backhaul, cellular, towers, machine-to-machine remote monitoring, spectrum assets, SaaS platforms and a telecom equipment leasing fund. He is active in the Midwest start-up community and is an angel investor.
Mr. Jensen is also the Director of Business Development for i700 A Block, LLC, and FiberLink, LLC; and serves on the Board of Directors of Digital Capital Partners, LLC, VaultWorthy, LLC, Near North Partners, LLC and iTextAlert, LLC.
Mr. Jensen holds a Bachelor’s degree in finance from Indiana University, is a member of the Hyde Park Angels and a committee member of the Illinois Venture Capital Association.