Richard Dare - Alliance Director
Richard Dare brings extensive experience in international negotiation, business development, and product strategy, including licensing and channel development.
As President & CEO of Pacific Rim Partners Inc. Mr. Dare is responsible for identifying cross-border opportunities on behalf of PRP and its Limited Partners and investing in and managing those respective ventures. Mr. Dare has consummated significant international deals with Mitsubishi Corporation, NTT Communications and Pioneer Corporation.
Mr. Dare began his career as an adjunct Professor of Cognitive Field Theories, lecturing widely in the US, England and Japan. He later joined New Image Orthodontic Group where he participated in a rollup of some 40 practices nationwide.
Mr. Dare left New Image to found a private fractional jet ownership company, WestJets, LLC. Then, later helped successfully engineer the sale of that company to NetJets Inc., a property of Berkshire Hathaway.
Following the sale of WestJets, Mr. Dare was elected Senior Policy Advisor for CANKingdom International, Inc., a Swedish technology consortium boasting such members as British Aerospace and the US Department of Defense. While at CKI, Mr. Dare raised substantial equity capital on behalf of global CKI member companies.
Mr. Dare holds a BA in Liberal Arts and a Masters Degree in Cognitive Field Theories summa cum laude from Loma Linda University. He is fluent in both English and Japanese, and resides with his wife, Kitty, on Nob Hill in San Francisco.