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Carter Griffin

General Partner

Carter Griffin is a General Partner and co-manages the firm. Carter has more than twenty years experience as an operator and investor in the software industry. He co-founded Brivo Systems and served as Chairman and CEO until selling the company to a strategic acquirer. Brivo Systems pioneered the software-as-a-service model in the physical security market by introducing the first-ever on-demand system for facility access control. Carter also spent four years as a Senior Vice President at Kaiser Associates, where he advised Fortune 500 clients on competitive positioning and new-market entry strategies. Earlier in his career, Carter worked in London for the Coca-Cola Company and held positions at American Management Systems and Arthur Andersen.

Carter serves on the Board of Directors of Mindshare, a leading forum for over 900 tech CEOs. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association where he has twice served as Co-Chair of Capital Connection.

Carter is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds a M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. He lives in Chevy Chase, Maryland with his wife and daughter.

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