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Bob Goodman

Bob Goodman, the founding partner in Bessemer’s New York office, joined the firm in 1998. He focuses on investments in software, mobile, digital media and healthcare IT. Bob is currently a member of the board of directors of mobile-advertising company Millennial Media (IPO);mobile application management company Apperian; data-management and backup-software company Syncsort; mobile video session software developer Vasona Networks; diversified SMB software company GFI; unified communications (‘‘UC’’) services provider Thinking Phones Network; enterprise cloud management company Intigua; information-security company SilverSky; developer of virtualized mobile network infrastructure Affirmed Networks; sofware and service for IP and IA management provider Anaqua; and provider of SaaS based information security apps for enterprises CloudLock. He also led Bessemer's investments in Qwilt, a provider of transparent caching for carriers and network service providers; grocery delivery service Blue Apron; and telecommunications provider GTS. Bob's former portfolio companies include Intucell (acquired by Cisco); Broadsoft (IPO); SelectMinds (acquired by Oracle); ART Advanced Recognition Technologies (acquired by Scansoft, now Nuance); Flarion Technologies (acquired by Qualcomm); Bladelogic (IPO, then acquired by BMC); IAG Research (acquired by Nielsen); Nistevo (acquired by Sterling); Octave Communications (acquired by Voyant, then Polycom); System Management ARTS (SMARTS, acquired by EMC); Taqua (acquired by Tekelec); Telica (purchased by Lucent); Zensys (acquired by Sigma Designs); and Netsmart Technologies (acquired by Genstar Capital). Prior to joining Bessemer, Bob founded two successful telecommunications companies: wireless-equipment company Celcore, acquired by Alcatel through the acquisition of DSC in 1997, and Boatphone, a group of cellular operating companies in the Caribbean. Having acted as CEO in both companies, Bob brings the uncommon combination of entrepreneurial, operating and investment expertise to his portfolio companies. As a venture capitalist, Bob has been involved in building many successful companies including leading the first rounds for Flarion, BladeLogic, and Broadsoft. Bob holds a B.A. from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University. Bob also serves on several non-profit boards including The Play Group Theatre and the National Venture Capital Association.

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Deven Parekh

Deven Parekh is a managing director at Insight Venture Partners and joined the firm in 2000. Deven manages investments in e-commerce, consumer internet, data, and application software businesses on a global basis. Notable previous companies in Deven’s portfolio have included Buddy Media (acquired by SalesForce, NASDAQ: CRM), Chegg (IPO), Football Fanatics (acquired by GSI Commerce, later acquired by eBay), Media Mind (IPO and subsequent sale to DG Fast Channel), Procuri (acquired by Ariba, NASDAQ: ARBA), Russian Trading System (merged with MICEX), Tumblr (acquired by Yahoo!), and Website Pros (IPO). Deven is a global investor, actively working with investments in China, Latin America, Europe and Russia. Deven serves as Board Chair for eVestment, DrillingInfo, Turnitin, and Campaign Monitor. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Fanatics, Hayneedle, Syncsort, 1stdibs, and SR Labs. He represents the firms interests in Alibaba, Twitter, Despagar, JD.com, Automattic (Wordpress), Yext, SkyTap and Zenefits. Deven was previously a Principal at Berenson Minella & Company, a New York based merchant banking firm where he served on the firm’s M&A Committee. Prior to Berenson Minella, Deven was with The Blackstone Group, where he was involved in both M&A advisory and principal activities.

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Justin LaFayette

Justin LaFayette is a Lead Investor at Georgian, a fintech company that he co-founded in 2008. At Georgian, Justin oversees the firm’s investments in leading technology companies in the U.S. and Canada. Investments led by Justin have included 41st Parameter, Bluecore, IEX, Kinnser, PrecisionLender, Shopify, Tealium and Top Hat. Prior to founding Georgian, Justin led IBM's analytics acquisition strategy, having joined IBM through the acquisition of DWL, a big data analytics firm he co-founded in 2005.Justin is also an active board member of Canada Learning Code, a non-for-profit organization with the mission to provide 10 million Canadians access to meaningful technology education experiences by 2027.

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Louis Hedberg

Louis has a BSc and MBA from Gothenburg School of Economics. In 2016 he founded Louis Hedberg Investerings AB and started to invest in non-listed enterprises. Prior to that he worked at TE Connectivity as Global Account Manager. Louis started his career at Ericsson in the Netherlands. He later joined Nokia and spent 15 years in the Netherlands and Austria before returning to Sweden in 2004. During his time at Ericsson and Nokia he held a number of positions such as Regional Sales Manager, Account Director, Strategy & Business Dev Director and Head of Nordic & Baltic Local Accounts. Louis prime area of competence is Sales development, Account management and Global business management.

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Peter Sobiloff

Peter Sobiloff has been a managing director with Insight Venture Partners since 1998, when he joined the firm with 20 years of operational experience in executive leadership positions, sales management and worldwide operations. Peter was President of Think Systems, an Insight portfolio company focused on supply chain management, which was acquired by i2 Technologies in 1997; thereafter Peter served as Vice President of Business Development at i2 Technologies. Prior to this Peter was President of Datalogix, a vendor of enterprise application software for process manufacturers. He also held senior executive roles at Ross Systems, a provider of financial application software. Peter was part of the management teams that executed IPOs for both companies. Subsequently, as President of Datalogix, Peter led the sale of Datalogix to Oracle corporation. Peter is a well-known executive in the software industry and regularly speaks on industry panels. He served as Chairman of Greenfield Online (NASDAQ: SRVY) for six years, including three years as a public company. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO) for seven years, the final two as a public company. He graduated from Baruch University with a degree in Business Administration. Specialties: Peter specializes in mentoring management teams to foster technological change in existing markets in order to produce greater productivity and deliver incremental value to customers. Peter enjoys working to create successful liquidity events that positively change the lives of entrepreneurs and employees.

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Bob Goodman

Deven Parekh

Justin LaFayette

Louis Hedberg

Peter Sobiloff

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Bob Goodman, the founding partner in Bessemer’s New York office, joined the firm in 1998. He focuses on investments in software, mobile, digital media and healthcare IT. Bob is currently a member of the board of directors of mobile-advertising company Millennial Media (IPO);mobile application management company Apperian; data-management and backup-software company Syncsort; mobile video session software developer Vasona Networks; diversified SMB software company GFI; unified communications (‘‘UC’’) services provider Thinking Phones Network; enterprise cloud management company Intigua; information-security company SilverSky; developer of virtualized mobile network infrastructure Affirmed Networks; sofware and service for IP and IA management provider Anaqua; and provider of SaaS based information security apps for enterprises CloudLock. He also led Bessemer's investments in Qwilt, a provider of transparent caching for carriers and network service providers; grocery delivery service Blue Apron; and telecommunications provider GTS. Bob's former portfolio companies include Intucell (acquired by Cisco); Broadsoft (IPO); SelectMinds (acquired by Oracle); ART Advanced Recognition Technologies (acquired by Scansoft, now Nuance); Flarion Technologies (acquired by Qualcomm); Bladelogic (IPO, then acquired by BMC); IAG Research (acquired by Nielsen); Nistevo (acquired by Sterling); Octave Communications (acquired by Voyant, then Polycom); System Management ARTS (SMARTS, acquired by EMC); Taqua (acquired by Tekelec); Telica (purchased by Lucent); Zensys (acquired by Sigma Designs); and Netsmart Technologies (acquired by Genstar Capital). Prior to joining Bessemer, Bob founded two successful telecommunications companies: wireless-equipment company Celcore, acquired by Alcatel through the acquisition of DSC in 1997, and Boatphone, a group of cellular operating companies in the Caribbean. Having acted as CEO in both companies, Bob brings the uncommon combination of entrepreneurial, operating and investment expertise to his portfolio companies. As a venture capitalist, Bob has been involved in building many successful companies including leading the first rounds for Flarion, BladeLogic, and Broadsoft. Bob holds a B.A. from Brown University and an MBA from Columbia University. Bob also serves on several non-profit boards including The Play Group Theatre and the National Venture Capital Association.

Deven Parekh is a managing director at Insight Venture Partners and joined the firm in 2000. Deven manages investments in e-commerce, consumer internet, data, and application software businesses on a global basis. Notable previous companies in Deven’s portfolio have included Buddy Media (acquired by SalesForce, NASDAQ: CRM), Chegg (IPO), Football Fanatics (acquired by GSI Commerce, later acquired by eBay), Media Mind (IPO and subsequent sale to DG Fast Channel), Procuri (acquired by Ariba, NASDAQ: ARBA), Russian Trading System (merged with MICEX), Tumblr (acquired by Yahoo!), and Website Pros (IPO). Deven is a global investor, actively working with investments in China, Latin America, Europe and Russia. Deven serves as Board Chair for eVestment, DrillingInfo, Turnitin, and Campaign Monitor. He is a member of the Board of Directors for Fanatics, Hayneedle, Syncsort, 1stdibs, and SR Labs. He represents the firms interests in Alibaba, Twitter, Despagar, JD.com, Automattic (Wordpress), Yext, SkyTap and Zenefits. Deven was previously a Principal at Berenson Minella & Company, a New York based merchant banking firm where he served on the firm’s M&A Committee. Prior to Berenson Minella, Deven was with The Blackstone Group, where he was involved in both M&A advisory and principal activities.

Justin LaFayette is a Lead Investor at Georgian, a fintech company that he co-founded in 2008. At Georgian, Justin oversees the firm’s investments in leading technology companies in the U.S. and Canada. Investments led by Justin have included 41st Parameter, Bluecore, IEX, Kinnser, PrecisionLender, Shopify, Tealium and Top Hat. Prior to founding Georgian, Justin led IBM's analytics acquisition strategy, having joined IBM through the acquisition of DWL, a big data analytics firm he co-founded in 2005.Justin is also an active board member of Canada Learning Code, a non-for-profit organization with the mission to provide 10 million Canadians access to meaningful technology education experiences by 2027.

Louis has a BSc and MBA from Gothenburg School of Economics. In 2016 he founded Louis Hedberg Investerings AB and started to invest in non-listed enterprises. Prior to that he worked at TE Connectivity as Global Account Manager. Louis started his career at Ericsson in the Netherlands. He later joined Nokia and spent 15 years in the Netherlands and Austria before returning to Sweden in 2004. During his time at Ericsson and Nokia he held a number of positions such as Regional Sales Manager, Account Director, Strategy & Business Dev Director and Head of Nordic & Baltic Local Accounts. Louis prime area of competence is Sales development, Account management and Global business management.

Peter Sobiloff has been a managing director with Insight Venture Partners since 1998, when he joined the firm with 20 years of operational experience in executive leadership positions, sales management and worldwide operations. Peter was President of Think Systems, an Insight portfolio company focused on supply chain management, which was acquired by i2 Technologies in 1997; thereafter Peter served as Vice President of Business Development at i2 Technologies. Prior to this Peter was President of Datalogix, a vendor of enterprise application software for process manufacturers. He also held senior executive roles at Ross Systems, a provider of financial application software. Peter was part of the management teams that executed IPOs for both companies. Subsequently, as President of Datalogix, Peter led the sale of Datalogix to Oracle corporation. Peter is a well-known executive in the software industry and regularly speaks on industry panels. He served as Chairman of Greenfield Online (NASDAQ: SRVY) for six years, including three years as a public company. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Medidata Solutions (NASDAQ: MDSO) for seven years, the final two as a public company. He graduated from Baruch University with a degree in Business Administration. Specialties: Peter specializes in mentoring management teams to foster technological change in existing markets in order to produce greater productivity and deliver incremental value to customers. Peter enjoys working to create successful liquidity events that positively change the lives of entrepreneurs and employees.

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Precisely Management Team

8 Team Members

Precisely has 8 executives. Precisely's current Chief Executive Officer is Nils Erik Jansson.

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Nils Erik Jansson

Chief Executive Officer

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Lonne Jaffe

Chief Executive Officer

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Krish Venkataraman

Dealogic, NYSE, Lehman Brothers, American Express, and Deloitte

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Former

W. Sean Ford

Chief Marketing Officer

Former

Gary Survis

PRGX Global, American Express, and Korn Ferry

Chief Marketing Officer

Former

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Nils Erik Jansson

Lonne Jaffe

Krish Venkataraman

W. Sean Ford

Gary Survis

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Dealogic, NYSE, Lehman Brothers, American Express, and Deloitte

PRGX Global, American Express, and Korn Ferry

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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

Chief Marketing Officer

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