Mr. Gruner co-founded JMI in 1992 and is based in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Gruner is currently a Director of Aptela, Inc., Autotask Corporation, Catapult Learning, Inc., Courion Corporation, Halogen Software, Inc. and Navicure, Inc. Mr. Gruner is a former Director of Appriss, Inc. His past JMI investment experience includes Corliant, Inc., CyberTech Systems and Software, Inc., Financial Alliance, Inc., Intellitactics, Inc., Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, Inc., META Group, Inc., Optika Imaging Systems, Inc., PROS Holdings, Inc., Transaction Systems Architects, Inc. and Transcentive, Inc. Additionally, Mr. Gruner was a Director of Hyperion Software Corporation for ten years.
Prior to co-founding the Firm in 1992, Mr. Gruner was a Principal in the Technology Group at Alex. Brown. Prior to joining Alex. Brown, he worked in marketing at Sigma Design, Inc. and in investment banking in the Technology Group of Blyth Eastman PaineWebber, Inc.
Mr. Gruner graduated from Yale University and the Harvard Business School.
Appriss, Aptela, Catapult Learning, Concept Five Technologies, Core Security, Halogen Software, Hyperion Solutions, and Navicure