Company Description

7signal has developed the Sapphire wireless LAN performance optimization solution.

The Cleveland-based company’s innovative solution correlates wireless user performance experience directly and immediately to the source of each network problem. It serves healthcare, education and manufacturing/distribution customers, whose access to reliable wireless LANs is most critical.

Industry Sector
Information Technology


JumpStart Investment
Evergreen Fund

Founder Spotlight

Thomas M. Barrett | President & CEO

Tom Barrett has 25 years of management experience in high-growth enterprises, from startups to Fortune 500 companies. He has extensive experience in building and developing high-performing teams and delivering results. Barrett was most recently CEO of several portfolio companies at Brennan Management Group. Prior to that he was the GM/Executive Director of, where he developed and led sales teams for the global knowledge exchange that provided more than 30,000 e-learning courses on the LMS. Barrett also built and led the North American sales organization for iPass, a leading global remote access provider, which grew from startup to $100 million in recurring annual sales during his tenure.