“You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile" - Annie, The Musical
grow With Passion
Roger focuses on investments in software and technology-enabled business services.
Roger is a founding partner of Volition Capital
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
Roger 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
He 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
IPOs and Acquisitions
Roger previously served on the boards of G5 Search Marketing (Peak Equity Partners), iPipeline (acquired by Thoma Bravo), RedBrick Health (acquired by Marlin Group), Velocify (acquired by Ellie Mae), VisualIQ (acquired by Nielsen), and Vibes Media.
Roger currently serves on the boards of Bond-Pro, Insite Software, LoanLogics, Messagepoint, and Securonix.
FIVE FUN FACTS ABOUT ROGER
I am and will always be a child
Diehard Jets fan. If this is not miserable enough, I am surrounded by Pats fans
Married to my college sweetheart. My fantasy is now limited to fantasy football, which I am nuts with
Nothing more rewarding than raising two fantastic children
Run 30 miles a week to keep my sanity
What a great feeling to say Checkmate