Over $100 million in realized and unrealized gains on the sale of private company transactions
Patrick Brandt, our Vice President of Corporate Development since July 2020, has over 20 years of experience in enterprise software with a proven track record of leading companies through rapid growth, expansion, acquisition, and exits. Since 2016 Brandt has been President and a member of the Board of Directors of Shiftsmart, Inc. a labor management platform he co-founded. Additionally, he serves as Chairman of the Board of OneDay, a venture backed video technology start-up. From 2009 to 2015, Brandt served as Chairman and CEO of Telligent Systems, Inc., which became Zimbra, Inc. following the acquisition of the Zimbra assets from VMWare (NYSE: VMW) in 2013; and then in 2015 sold Zimbra to Synacor (NASDAQ: SYNC) and Telligent to Verint Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNT). Brandt was also the founder and CEO of Skywire Software in 2000. During his eight-year tenure at Skywire Software, Brandt led the company through organic growth and 11 acquisitions, including the leveraged buyout of Docucorp (NASDAQ: DOCC) in 2007. In July of 2008, Brandt led and negotiated the sale of Skywire Software’s enterprise software business to Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and Skywire Software’s BPO business to Kubra, a private-equity backed outsourcer. Brandt remained on the Board of Directors, and served as Chairman of iWave Software, a spin-off of Skywire Software, until its sale to EMC (NYSE: EMC) in December 2012.