Joined: September 2021

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Lily Bengfort

PARTNER

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Government/Defense/Intelligence
Information Technology

Lily is a partner at Blu Venture Investors. She spent the last 20 years in the highly mobile and advanced communications, networking technology and IT security field. Prior, Lily launched and grew CenGen Inc. for ten years as President and CEO and led a successful sale of the company in 2010. She has a proven track record of accomplishment and is a skilled executive possessing multifaceted experience and a proven ability to innovate and grow organizations, initiate company-wide campaigns, and capture untapped opportunities for growth. Currently, she is President and CEO of UAS Safeflight, focused on expanding the commercial drone industry for the last 6 years. The company holds a patent for UAS beyond line-of-sight communications.

 

Previously, Lily served in executive roles at DRS Technologies, TCecure, and OmniSpeech, and has been a Board member of the University of Maryland Momentum Fund, the University of Baltimore Merrick School of Business, and the UMBC Cybersecurity Board.

Wireless and Broadband Communications

FUNCTIONAL EXPERTISE

Management
Sales and Marketing
Strategy