JMI Equity has promoted Matt Emery, David Greenberg and Bob Nye to general partner. The appointments become effective immediately. Prior to joining JMI, Emery worked at Thomas Weisel Partners where he served as an analyst while Greenberg was an associate at Cascadia Capital and an analyst at Houlihan Lokey. And, before he came to JMI, Nye worked at Bates White where he was a consultant.
Baltimore, MD and San Diego, CA – January 20, 2015 – JMI Equity, a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies, today announced the promotions of Matt Emery, David Greenberg and Bob Nye, to General Partner, effective immediately.
“We are very pleased to announce the promotions of Matt, David and Bob, all of whom have been with the firm for almost a decade, driving our sourcing efforts and rising up through the ranks as among our most talented investment professionals,” said Paul Barber, Managing General Partner of JMI. “Matt, David and Bob are strong leaders and investors, and we look forward to their continued contributions to the growth of our current portfolio and future investments.”
Mr. Emery joined JMI in 2006 and is based in San Diego. His investment experience includes AtTask, Capsule Tech, PointClickCare, WhiteHat Security and former portfolio companies, Gemcom, Granicus and Vocalocity. Prior to joining JMI, Mr. Emery was an analyst in the technology investment banking group at Thomas Weisel Partners. Mr. Emery is a CFA charter holder and received a BS in Commerce from University of Virginia.
Mr. Greenberg joined JMI in 2006 and is based in Baltimore. His investment experience includes Businessolver, Lytx, SiriusDecisions, The Search Agency and former portfolio companies, Internet Brands and ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW). Prior to joining JMI, Mr. Greenberg was an associate at Cascadia Capital and an analyst at Houlihan Lokey. He received a BBA in Finance and Accounting from Goizueta Business School of Emory University.
Mr. Nye joined JMI in 2005 and is based in Baltimore. His investment experience includes Dean Evans & Associates, DoubleVerify, Paradigm, Undertone and former portfolio companies, Appriss, Axeda and Seismic Micro-Technology. He is a member of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association (MAVA) board of directors. Prior to joining JMI, Mr. Nye was a consultant with Bates White, an economic consulting firm focused on econometric and statistical modeling. He received an AB in Economics and Certificate in Finance from Princeton University.
Separately, JMI announced that General Partner Bob Smith will transition to a new role as a Venture Partner at JMI. In this capacity, he will continue to help manage current portfolio investments. He will remain a member of the boards of directors at JMI portfolio companies Compusearch and Paradigm.
“We thank Bob for his many contributions to our success over the years, and we are pleased that he will continue to help us grow our portfolio companies,” said Harry Gruner, Founder and Managing General Partner of JMI. “The promotions of Matt, David and Bob Nye underscore the strength and depth of our investment team and the continued promise of our long-standing and proven investment strategy.”
JMI Equity is a growth equity firm focused on investing in leading software and services companies.
Founded in 1992, JMI has invested in 115 businesses in its target markets and has raised more than $3.1 billion of committed capital. Combining domain expertise and active partnership, JMI works with management teams to build market-leading businesses and create long-term shareholder value.
Realized investments from JMI funds include Autotask, Axeda, BigMachines, Eloqua, Gemcom, Halogen and ServiceNow. For more information on JMI, visit http://www.jmi.com.