Iain Shovlin Chairman

Before co-founding BlackWatch Advisors, Iain founded Guild Capital in 2009. Guild Capital has invested in several leading companies in the technology space including Home Chef, Techstyle and Atidiv. Prior to Guild, Iain was a venture capitalist with Silicon Valley based Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). At TCV, he took the lead on investments across consumer internet and business services. Iain started his career as a management consultant with Bain and Company.

He holds an M.A. in International Business from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.


BlackWatch Managing Director & CEO Andrew Kass also serves as a Managing Director, Operating Partner and registered representative of Global Leisure Partners LLC ("GLP"), a licensed broker-dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission and a FINRA/SIPC member firm. All broker-dealer activities are conducted by Andrew in association with GLP.