Roger McNamee is a Managing Director and Co-Founder of Elevation Partners. Prior to Elevation, Roger was a co-founder of Silver Lake Partners, the leading private equity fund focused on technology and related growth industries. He was a member of Silver Lakeâ€™s Investment Committee and was involved in all aspects of that partnership.
Prior to Silver Lake, Roger was a co-founder of Integral Capital Partners. Integral is a leading technology investor in late-stage venture and public company investments. Founded in 1991 by Roger, John A. Powell, and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Integral pioneered the crossover investment strategy, which seeks maximum capital appreciation by making investments in expansion-stage private companies and growth-stage public companies in the technology and life science industries.
Prior to founding Integral, Roger managed the T. Rowe Price Science & Technology Fund and co-managed the T. Rowe Price New Horizons Fund, which was at that time the largest emerging growth fund in the U.S. Roger serves as a trustee of Bryn Mawr College, an overseer of the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, a director of the Rex Foundation, Move, Forbes Media LLC and Palm. Roger holds a B.A. from Yale College and an M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College.
Board & Advisor Roles (1)Update
Jul 1, 2016
|Mar, 2016||Asana||$50M / Series C||Personal Investment|
|Dec, 2015||Mj Freeway||$8M / Series B||Personal Investment|
|Nov, 2015||Hyperkey||$500k / Non Equity Assistance||Personal Investment|
|May, 2014||Eyegroove||$1.25M / Convertible Note||Personal Investment|
|Aug, 2012||Plair||$2.1M / Seed||Personal Investment|
|Feb, 2012||Voxer LLC||$30M / Venture||Personal Investment|
|Jul, 2011||Reverb Technologies||$1.6M / Series C||Personal Investment|
|Jun 9, 2016||The New Yorker - How “Silicon Valley” Nails Silicon Valley|
|Jun 1, 2016||CNBC - Smartphones are about to pay off for markets, investor says|
|Apr 25, 2016||CNBC - Tech needs a new 'compelling product story' or else: Analyst|
|Mar 30, 2016||StrictlyVC - StrictlyVC: March 30, 2016|
|Mar 30, 2016||PE HUB - Zuckerberg and other tech titans pour $50 mln into Asana|
|Dec 21, 2015||PE HUB - MJ Freeway raises $8 mln|
|Dec 21, 2015||Market Wired - Top - Cannabis Software & Services Leader MJ Freeway Closes $8 Million in Series B Funding|
|Nov 3, 2015||NY Post - Forbes Media sues Asian buyers for failing to fork over money|