Dick Burke

President and CEO

VISANOW President and CEO Dick Burke brings growth business experience, management expertise and legals services insight to the VISANOW business. Burke is responsible for the development of the overall company strategy, marketing, sales, finance, business development and technology, while managing all day-to-day operations.

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Robert Meltzer

Chief Immigration Strategist and Founder

As Chief Immigration Strategist of VISANOW, Robert Meltzer is dedicated to the pursuit of revolutionizing immigration and employment compliance process management and improving the legal services experience. After practicing law for 15 years, he realized the potential to streamline the immigration process by using technology and founded VISANOW. For over a decade, VISANOW has helped guide thousands of clients navigate the immigration process in the U.S. and abroad in more than 95 countries.

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Scott Griffith


As an XIR at General Catalyst Partners, Scott Griffith focuses on identifying and supporting innovative businesses that are driving growth and creating value by offering a category leading experience with a specific interest in marketplace-driven business models and the sharing economy. He is based in the firm’s Cambridge office.

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Karen Gordon Mills

Vice Chair

Karen Gordon Mills served in President Barack Obama’s cabinet as the Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration from 2009 until August 2013. She is currently a Senior Fellow at the Harvard Business School and at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the Harvard Kennedy School focusing on U.S. Competitiveness, entrepreneurship and innovation.

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Brian Shortsleeve


Before joining General Catalyst Partners, Brian Shortsleeve was at H.I.G. Capital, a middle-market private equity fund where he worked on a variety of investments in the business services, information technology products and services, value-added manufacturing, and software industries. Before H.I.G. Capital, he was a consultant with Bain & Company in Boston, advising middle-market corporate clients on growth strategy, merger integration, and cost rationalization.

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