The People Behind Elsewhere

Elsewhere Partners offers knowledge, experience, and vision to achieve a successful outcome for all stakeholders

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FOUNDERS DRIVE. OPERATORS SIT SHOTGUN. INVESTORS ARE IN THE BACK SEAT.

Working with Elsewhere Partners means really experienced investors and really experienced operators playing the roles they play best.

Investors provide financial guidance and pattern matching while operators serve as full-time executives, board representatives, or formal advisors - delivering on-demand support when and where it's needed.

Collectively, we have the knowledge, experience, and vision to help you achieve a successful outcome for all stakeholders. And we have a network of C-level veterans who have built their careers building software companies who can help take your software business wherever it needs to go next.

Icon - buildings 150+ ORGANIZATIONS
Icon - hands shaking with globe behind 100+ IPOS &
ACQUISITIONS
Icon - dollar symbol with wings attached 150+ ROUNDS OF FINANCING
Icon - plant image with dollar symbol $1B+ TOTAL
INVESTMENT
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Meet the Elsewhere Operating Advisors

Our Operating Advisors are at the core of how we are different as a firm. These C-level veterans have built their careers building software companies, and generally serve as our board representatives, advisors or full-time executives depending on the needs of the business. They are Elsewhere's secret weapon, and many have developed small (but growing) fan clubs.

Alex Davern

  • Former CEO of National Instruments (previously COO/CFO)

April Downing

  • Former CFO of Khoros
  • Former COO of Civitas
  • Former CFO of WP Engine

Bill Bock

  • Chairman of SailPoint Technologies
  • Former President of Silicon Labs
  • Board Member of TaskTop

Cam McMartin

  • CFO of SailPoint Technologies
  • Former SVP of Operations for Dazel Corporation

Damion Heredia

  • Senior Director of Google Play
  • Former Head of Google Cloud ML
  • Former VP of IBM Watson AI

Denny LeCompte

  • CEO of Portnox
  • Former SVP, Product of SolarWinds
  • Former SVP, Product of AlienVault

Don Williams

  • CTO of Foresite
  • Treasurer of EqualMeansEqual
  • Former CEO of Mayadata
  • Former Head of Core Engineering of Skype

Heather Zynczak

  • CMO of Pluralsight
  • Former CMO of Domo

Heidi Farris

  • CEO of ActivTrak
  • Former COO of ActivTrak
  • Former EVP and GM of IDERA Software

Josh Stephens

  • CSO of BackBox
  • Former CSO of Itential & IDERA
  • Former VP of Product, Community Leader, & Head Geek of SolarWinds

Karlo Zatylny

  • CTO of Portnox
  • Former Distinguished Engineer of Solarwinds

Kenny Van Zant

  • Former Head of Business of Asana
  • Former Chief Product Strategist of SolarWinds
  • Board Member of Itential

Kevin Cunningham

  • Former Founder and CSO of SailPoint Technologies
  • Former Founder of Waveset (now Sun Microsystems)

Marie-Laure Carvalho

  • CMO at Portnox
  • Former VP, Marketing Technology of SolarWinds
  • Former Senior Director of Demand Gen & Growth of Lifesize

Mark Beavers

  • Former AVP of Business Technology of Alienvault (now AT&T Cybersecurity)
  • Former Director of Marketing and Analytics of SolarWinds

Mark McClain

  • CEO and Founder of SailPoint Technologies
  • Founder and former President of Waveset Technologies (now Sun Microsystems)
  • Board Member of Vyopta

Mike Bennett

  • Chairman of ActivTrak
  • Former CEO and Chairman of SolarWinds
  • Former Chairman of IDERA Software, Executive Chairman

Pradeep Ittycheria

  • President of Vericast
  • Former CTO of Kasasa
  • Former CTO & Co-Founder of Virtual Piggy

Ramon Chen

  • CPO of Acceldata
  • Former CPO of ActivTrak
  • Former CMO and CPO of Reltio

Randy Jacops

  • Current CEO and former COO of Idera Software

Rekha Shenoy

  • CEO of Backbox
  • Former CPO of Syndio
  • Former CPO of Zapproved
  • Former CRO of Spirion

Rusty Stein

  • CEO of Forsesite
  • Former President of Beneplace
  • Former COO of Patton Medical Devices

Said Aziz

  • COO of Portnox
  • Former VP of Corporate Development and Business Operations of SolarWinds

Sanjay Castelino

  • CPO of Snow Software
  • Former VP of Spiceworks
  • Former VP of SolarWinds

Shelley Perry

  • Former Executive Chair of Airbrake.io
  • Former Board Director of Chargebee
  • Former CEO of Bynder
  • Former Operating Partner of Insight Venture Partners

Tanya White

  • CMO of BackBox
  • Former VP of Marketing of CPA Global
  • Former VP of Marketing of Innography
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