Mike Gregoire


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Nothing is more satisfying than partnering with founders and their management teams on a bold vision and seeing it play out in the marketplace.

Mike Gregoire is a founding Partner and a member of both the Investment Committee and Portfolio Committee at Brighton Park Capital. Currently, Mike is Chairman of the Board for AppViewX and Paradox, as well as Lead Independent Director for the board of OPSWAT. He additionally serves on the boards of Reltio, Coralogix, and Silverfort.

Prior to joining BPC, Mike was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of CA Technologies where he started in 2013. At CA, Mike accelerated the company’s software leadership with innovative offerings, a renewed brand, and a strengthened market presence. The result of Mike’s leadership over almost 6 years was the sale to Broadcom in July 2018 taking the stock from $22.38 to $44.50 per share yielding a $10.5 billion market cap appreciation1 .

Previously, Mike was Chairman and CEO of Taleo Corporation, a leading cloud-based talent management software company that he oversaw going public before its successful sale to Oracle in 2012. With a career spanning more than 25 years in software and technology, Mike also served as Executive Vice President at People Soft from 1999 to 2004 and Executive Director at Electronic Data Systems EDS from 1988 to 1999.

Mike is widely recognized as a strategic thinker in the information technology industry. He has been the chair of the World Economic Forum’s IT Governors Steering Committee, as well as a member of the Business Roundtable’s Information and Technology Committee. Mike also serves on the Executive Council of TechNet, an organization of CEOs that represents the technology industry in policy issues critical to American innovation and economic competitiveness.

Mike is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Smartsheet (NYSE: SMAR), the largest provider of cloud collaboration workflow software and AMD (NASDAQ: AMD), one of the largest global chip companies that specializes in manufacturing semiconductor devices used in computer processing, memory, and graphics processors.

Mike has also served on the board of ADP from 2014 to 2019 where he was chairman of the governance and nominating committee. ADP is one of the world’s largest providers of human resources, business processing and cloud-based solutions. Mike is a strong champion of diversity and empowerment, and he currently serves as a member of the Board of the Women’s Sports Foundation, an organization dedicated to creating leaders by ensuring all girls access to sports.

Mike earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Computing from Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada, and a Master of Business Administration degree from California Coast University.

1 Source: Bloomberg. Historical share price for CA Technologies on 1/7/2013, accessed 2/12/2019. CA Technologies 10-Q dated 12/31/2012. Market cap amount is approximate and calculated based on ~438 million shares outstanding at a price of $22.82 per share. Sale price amount represents an equity value of approximately $18.9 billion and an enterprise value of approximately $18.4 billion. Dividend amount is approximate and represents dividends paid by CA Technologies between 3/19/13 and 9/11/18. Total shareholder return amount is approximate and represents the difference between CA Technologies’ sale price to Broadcom and its market cap at the start of Mr. Gregoire’s tenure as CEO, plus the dividend amount.

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