Roger Hurwitz, Managing Partner
Roger focuses on investments in software and technology-enabled business services and currently serves on the boards of Insite Software, LoanLogics, Messagepoint, RedBrick Health, Velocify, and VisualIQ. He previously served on the boards of G5 Search Marketing (Peak Equity Partners), iPipeline (acquired by Thoma Bravo), and Vibes Media. Prior to helping found Volition Capital in 2010, Roger was a partner at Fidelity Ventures where he focused on early growth equity investments including GeoLearning (acquired by SumTotal). Roger was also a partner at Apax Partners, focused primarily on investments in enterprise software and technology-enabled services including Intralinks, Planview and RealPage.
Before that, he worked for GE Capital and was a Vice President of GE Equity, where he played a key role in developing the technology group’s investment strategy for business-to-business electronic commerce. His investments at GE Equity included Commerce One, OpenSite Technologies, Proxicom and Multex. Earlier in his career, Roger worked in corporate finance at Chase Manhattan Bank, and spent six years at Arthur Andersen in accounting and corporate finance. Roger is a National Judge for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards. He is a former board member of the Venture Investors Association of New York and currently serves on the Advisory Board of The Quebec City Conference.
Roger received a bachelor of science degree in accounting from Syracuse University in 1987 and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1995.