BlueRun’s Buhl Joins AppCentral

Peter Buhl, co-founding partner at BlueRun Ventures, jumped from investing in startups to helping to run one.

The 12-year veteran investor joined AppCentral as chief operating officer, the company announced today.

At BlueRun, Buhl helped raise $1 billion for four funds and focused on enterprise, mobile and Internet investments. He served on boards at Netli, which was acquired by Akamai;, which was acquired by Google; Paypal, which was acquired by eBay; and Bitfone, which was acquired by H-P.

Buhl’s new role was one of two key executive hires the company announced Wednesday. Former McAfee Vice President of Global Partners, Richard Greene was named CEO.

BlueRun is an investor in AppCentral, which operates an enterprise app store.

Prior to BlueRun, Buhl spent 8 years in financial and operational roles at Ipsilon Networks  and Teknekron Software Alliance.

Buhl began his role at AppCentral earlier this year.

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