Board of Directors

Ed Boyajian, President and Chief Executive Officer, EnterpriseDB

Ed Boyajian  

Since 2008, Ed has lead EDB around his vision to transform and disrupt the $34B relational database industry. Under his leadership, EnterpriseDB has become recognized as the leading Postgres database company with over 2700 customers worldwide. Ed's passion for technical product excellence and world class support and service has been the catalyst for delivering the industry leading Postgres Plus family of products now in use at many of the Fortune 500. These include the world's leading banks, telecommunications companies, stock exchanges, national governments, and leading software and hardware companies. The company also employs many of the brightest database and Postgres engineers in the world who deliver the support and services that customers routinely recognize as "best-in-class".

Before joining EnterpriseDB, Ed spent six years at Red Hat®, Inc., the world's leading open source solutions provider, serving as vice president and general manager of North America. Before that, he was vice president of Red Hat's global OEM business, responsible for all partnerships, including HP®, IBM®, and Dell®. During his time at Red Hat, Ed was instrumental in developing the foundational approaches for enterprise adoption of open source software.

Ed earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and his undergraduate degree from Boston University. He also served as a Captain in the US Army.

Greg Case, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Peak Equity Partners 

Greg leverages over 25 years of private equity investing experience and has dedicated the last 15 years to investing in, and providing strategic guidance to, enterprise software and solutions businesses.

As a Senior Partner and Shareholder at Apax Partners, Greg led the firm’s US late stage software practice, focusing on growth capital, minority recapitalization, and control buyout opportunities. He focused on enterprise software, technology enabled business services, business process outsourcing and Internet-based direct marketing. During his 16 years at Apax, Greg was principally involved with 24 investments ranging from start-ups to buyouts, was Chairman of the US Buyout and Venture Capital Approval Committees, and served on both the US Operating Committee and the International Approval Committee for Apax Worldwide. Prior to founding Peak Equity Partners, Greg spent four years as a Partner with LLR Partners, where he led the enterprise software investing practice and was responsible for four software companies in its portfolio. Greg began his private equity career with Investments Orange Nassau in the U.S. and Southeast Asia.

Greg currently serves on the boards of Revitas, Message Systems, Acre and EnterpriseDB. He has previously been a director of Bluestone Software, CML Emergency Services, Heartland Automotive Services, Planview, Princeton Softech, Quintiq and Web Clients, among many other high growth companies. Greg is also the Chairman of Audubon Pennsylvania.

Greg has an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has a BA in Economics, Magna Cum Laude, from Middlebury College, and a Certificate in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Paul Winn, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Peak Equity Partners

Paul’s focus over the last 25 years has been in building sustainable growth Enterprise Software and Solutions businesses. In executive leadership positions at both large enterprise and middle market technology companies, Paul has built and managed high performance leadership teams that delivered significant shareholder value through effective growth strategies, new product development, geographic expansion, channel development, acquisitions and cross functional integration.

Paul has served in the roles of President/CEO at Princeton Softech (acquired by IBM in 2007), PowerQuest (acquired by Symantec in 2003), and Genicom, a public document imaging company, which experienced strong growth during his ten-year tenure. He was LLR Partners’ first operating partner and most recently served as interim CEO at Revitas, where he remains the Chairman of the company. Prior to these roles, Paul spent over 20 years with IBM in various capacities including product development, site management and business segment global general management, where his career highlights included: opening a new development and manufacturing site, selling IBM’s copier business to Kodak, spinning-off IBM’s low-end printer business (now Lexmark), and establishing joint ventures with Minolta and Kentek.

Paul currently serves as Chairman of the boards of Revitas and EnterpriseDB. He has served on the boards of Princeton Softech, PowerQuest, Message Systems, Quintiq, Application Security, Cybershift, Indigo, and Genicom. Paul also served on the board of Junior Achievement.

Paul graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering. He was appointed as the University of Virginia’s Executive in Residence, and named Utah State University’s Alumnus of the Year.

Eric Jensen, NewSpring Capital

Since joining NewSpring Capital in 2005, Ric has worked on numerous investment opportunities and sits on the Boards of Directors of NSG portfolio companies Archer, Bluenog, EnterpriseDB, Exegy, TrialScope and Relay Network. He has extensive experience in structuring, underwriting and managing growth investments.  

Prior to joining NewSpring Capital, Ric was a Senior Analyst at AIG Global Investment Group, where he helped manage a $6 billion private equity portfolio. At AIG Global Investment Group, he was responsible for evaluating, selecting and monitoring investment opportunities in the venture capital and leveraged buyout sectors. Ric is a Founding Member and Co-Chairman of PhillyPE, a Philadelphia-based networking and professional development association of private equity professionals, and he also serves as a judge for the PACT Enterprise Awards. Ric holds a B.S., magna cum laude, from the Lerner Business College at the University of Delaware.

Ric Anderson, Partner, Milestone Partners

Ric has 30 years of experience working in operations, consulting and private equity. He spent over 20 years at PwC Consulting where he served many of the firm's largest clients and rose to become a Managing Partner and COO. He played a central role in the divestiture of PwC Consulting to IBM in 2002 and became a senior executive at the company, leading IBM’s services business in Asia for two years. Ric left IBM and joined Silver Lake in 2005 where he helped form, then lead, the firm’s Value Creation Team. Ric joined Milestone Partners in 2010 as a senior member of the firm’s management and investment team. He brings a unique set of operating, consulting and investment skills in serving the firm’s limited partners, investment team and portfolio companies. Ric has an MBA from Wharton and an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University.

Jim Bramante, Independent

Jim is a veteran senior operating executive with hands-on experience across all continents, most recently as Senior Vice President with IBM. He has carried full P&L responsibility in addition to possessing extensive consulting experience with senior clients and their teams. Strategy development, operationalizing those strategies and then driving execution in the short- and long-term were all part of the scope as was operating in both public and private environments with businesses of varying scale.