Owner Biography

Grant Inman

Grant Inman is the founder of Inman Investment Management. Previously, Inman was co-founder and General Partner of Inman & Bowman, a west coast private venture capital partnership formed in 1985. Prior to the formation of Inman & Bowman, Inman was a General Partner of Hambrecht & Quist and Senior Investment Partner with Hambrecht & Quist's venture capital group. From 1974 to 1980, he was a General Partner of both WestVen Management and WestVen, the management partnerships for Western Investment Associates I and II, venture capital funds. From 1969 to 1974 Inman was a General Partner of Becker Technological Associates (BTA), a private venture capital partnership affiliated with A.G. Becker & Company in New York City.

Inman is currently a director of three public companies; Lam Research Corporation, WindRiver Systems and Paychex, Inc. He is also a director of several private companies and has a business consulting relationship with InSite Vision, Inc.

Inman holds a B.A. in Economics from the University of Oregon and an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of California at Berkeley. He serves as a Trustee of the University of California, Berkeley Foundation and also serves on the University of Oregon Board of Trustees.

Grant Inman started collecting stamps seriously in 1978. He formed an important collection of United States Regular Issues, which included Inverted Jenny Position 68. This collection was sold privately for several million dollars by Siegel Auction Galleries. He has also formed one of the most complete collections of United States back-of-book, including Newspapers and Periodicals, Officials and Revenues. This portion of the collection will be offered by Siegel Auction Galleries in a series of seven auctions starting in June 2016.

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