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Lewis Miller (Lewie) is a 30-year veteran of the software industry. As President of Qvidian, he is responsible for the combined company's overall development and growth. Prior to Qvidian, Lewie was Chief Executive Officer of Synergistics, Inc. from 1996 to 2001 where revenues grew from $800,000 to $8 million. During that time, he developed segment-leading CRM and Knowledge Management software products.
Prior to Synergistics, Lewie held the President/CEO position at The Future Now, Inc. where he grew revenues from $3 million to $800 million and actively participated in the company's IPO. He has also held sales and sales management positions with IBM. Lewie's educational background includes an M.B.A. in International Economics and a B.S. in Finance, both received from Bowling Green State University.
General Partner, North Bridge Venture Partners
Mr. D'Amore has been a General Partner of North Bridge Venture Partners since its inception. From 1982 until starting North Bridge, Mr. D'Amore was in the venture business. Prior to 1982, Mr. D'Amore worked as a consultant at Bain and Company and as a certified public accountant with Arthur Young and Company. His venture investing is targeted at the software industry and his investments have been split between early-stage projects and special situations. Virtually all have been active projects, including structuring initial transactions and assuming a board seat. Mr. D'Amore is a graduate of Northeastern University (summa cum laude), 1975, and the Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration (Baker Scholar), 1980.
Director, Kodiak Venture Partners
Mr. Horwitz joined Kodiak Venture Partners in 2008 as an Operating Partner with over 20 years of operating experience in a wide range of high technology companies. Over the past eight years, Mr. Horwitz has served in numerous executive consulting and portfolio leadership roles for technology companies at various stages of development and growth. Most recently, Mr. Horwitz served as CEO of Vettro (acquired by Antenna Software), and Chairman of the Board at Vericom Technologies steering the organization in a new strategic direction. He also served as President and CEO of several enterprise software companies including Clareos, RulesPower (Acquired by Fair Isaac) and Q-Link Technologies a pioneer in the Business Process Management market segment (Acquired by Adobe Systems). Prior to Q-Link, he served as Vice President of Business Development at Tech Data Corporation and was part of the founding team at ENTEX Information Services. Mr. Horwitz earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance at Hofstra University.
President, HillStreet Capital
Chris formed HillStreet Capital in 1997. HillStreet Capital serves as the investment advisor for The HillStreet Funds, four private investment partnerships based in Cincinnati. The HillStreet Funds focus on providing junior capital to middle market companies on a nationwide basis. Chris received his undergraduate degree from Columbia University and his M.B.A. from Columbia’s Graduate School of Business Administration.
Justin J. Perreault
General Partner, Commonwealth Capital
Mr. Perreault has 16 years of venture capital and operating experience in information technology industries, with particular interest in and experience with enterprise software and communications infrastructure companies. Prior to joining Commonwealth, Mr. Perreault was CEO of Object Design, a publicly held software company. Earlier, he was a vice president at Harvard Management Company, responsible for information technology venture investments, and a consultant with McKinsey & Co., Inc. Mr. Perreault received an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.