Head of strategy consulting practice with deep hands-on expertise helping software companies manage growth, product, R&D, and integration.Visit Jeff's Blog
Agile growth strategy development for tech companies, software development processes & organizations, product roadmap optimization, transaction due diligence, tech M&A/venture investing/joint ventures, integration planning and execution.
Enterprise software applications and infrastructure, collaboration software and middleware, SaaS, cloud computing, PaaS and software enabled services.
Jeff is a Managing Director at Bulger Partners, where he leads the firm’s strategy consulting practice and is a member of the firm’s operating committee. Jeff has led the growth of the practice from a startup to the leading practice advising investors and enterprises on product, technology, and overall growth strategies in situations where software is a key competitive asset.
Prior to Bulger Partners, Jeff spent over two decades as an executive, entrepreneur, investor and advisor with high tech companies. Jeff was Founder and Managing Director of Velocity Equity Partners, an early stage technology investment fund, where he sat on the boards of many growth-oriented software companies, including Asure Software (Ticker ASUR), BEZ Systems (acquired by CompuWare), WebDialogs (acquired by IBM) and AccuRev.
Previously Jeff co-founded Electronic Book Technologies (eBT), a pioneer in SGML and XML information systems. At eBT Jeff led R&D and helped sell the company to Inso, a publicly traded company, where he was CTO and Vice President of R&D.
Jeff is a regular guest lecturer at Brown University and Bryant College, and currently serves on the President’s IT Advisory Council at Brown University as well as several non-profit boards.
➢ Advised 10 of the top 20 PE firms on product and technology related to their investments
➢ Advised $75M higher-ed applications software company on R&D strategy and product roadmap
➢ Led international growth strategy for $400M vertically oriented PE-backed ERP company
➢ Mapped HCIT ecosystem and developed investment strategy for top 10 PE firm
➢ Developed positioning and exit strategy for VC owned BI/search company
➢ Sourced and led investments in Offerpop, Webdialogs, AccuRev, Asure (Nasdaq:ASUR)
➢ Boards/Investments: AccuRev, WebDialogs, BEZ, ASUR, Dotomi, RSI and several non-profits
➢ President’s IT Advisory Committee, Brown University
➢ Founder and Managing Director, Velocity Equity Partners
➢ CTO and VP Corp Dev, INSO, Inc
➢ Founder and VP R&D, Electronic Book Technologies
➢ Brown University – A.B. with honors in Computer Science and Economics