Chairman of the Board
Mr. Eghbali is a Co-Founder, Founding Partner and Managing Partner of Clearlake Capital Partners 2, L.P. He worked at TPG Capital, L.P., where he focused on buyouts, turnarounds and other transformation investments in the business services, communications/media and technology sectors.
Mr. Eghbali was a Private Equity Investor
Prashant Mehrotra joined Clearlake in 2010. Prior to joining Clearlake, he was a Principal at Silver Lake Partners, where he focused on investments in technology and technology enabled industries. Before that, Mr. Mehrotra was a Principal at Tennenbaum Capital Partners. Prior to Tennenbaum, he worked in investment banking in the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Mehrotra currently serves as a director on several Clearlake portfolio boards, including Calero Software, Ivanti Software, NetDocuments, Vision Solutions and Syncsort. Mr. Mehrotra graduated with a B.S. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, where he was also a Mayfield Fellow, and he received his M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Mr. Paul Huber is a Vice President at Clearlake Capital Group, L.P. since July 19, 2017. Previously, Mr. Huber was a Senior Associate at Thoma Bravo, LLC. Previously, Mr. Huber was an Associate at Thoma Bravo. He was employed in the Investment Banking – Technology group at William Blair & Company and Financial Technology Partners. Mr. Huber served as a Director of Syncsort Incorporated until November 2017. He holds a B.A. in Applied Mathematics-Economics and Literary.
Director, President & CEO
A 25+ year veteran of the software industry, Rick has held senior executive, marketing and technical positions in a number of leading software companies across a wide range of industries, including systems and database management, application development, healthcare and aerospace. Prior to Joining symplr, Rick was the founder, President and CEO of Idera which he grew to become a multi-national company with a broad product portfolio used by over 12,000 companies worldwide. Before that Rick was Chief Marketing Officer at NetIQ Corporation, VP of Products & Marketing at Mission Critical Software, VP of Marketing at Platinum Technology, and SVP of Marketing at LBMS. Rick has also served as an Entrepreneur in Residence for Austin Ventures, is active as a board member and advisor for a number of early stage companies, and has been awarded Ernst and Young's Entrepreneur of the Year.
Director, CFO & COO
As Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, Tres Thompson brings nearly 30 years of financial, sales and business development experience to symplr. Most recently he served in senior executive positions at Cardtronics, a leading provider of fully integrated ATM and financial kiosk products and services, where he helped lead the company through several mergers and acquisitions and an IPO. Thompson’s experience spans multiple industries including financial services, enterprise software and technology, energy, and private equity and venture capital. He also has international business development and leadership experience and is a licensed CPA. Thompson earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Trinity University.
Mr. Daniel F. Groen, also known as Dan, has been a Principal at Clearlake Capital Group, LLC since April 2015. He serves on the board of OnShift, Inc. Mr. Groen was employed at HgCapital. He was a Member of the telecom, media, and technology team and joined the Clearlake Capital Group, LLC in 2008. He has 11 years of experience in the TMT sector as an Associate at Draper Fisher Jurvetson Growth 2006 Fund L.P. He was also an Associate at TA Associates Management, L.P.
Prior to joining Clearlake Capital Group in 2017, Vikram Abraham worked Marlin Equity in due diligence and transaction support, at Barclays in both the Financial Sponsors and Gaming, Lodging & Leisure coverage groups where he specialized in leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, and other strategic advisory initiatives. Mr. Abraham earned a B.A. in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara