Chris Ney

Silverback Enterprise Group

Chris Ney, Co-founder and President of Silverback Enterprise Group, which was formed to acquire and build industry-leading enterprise software companies. In the last 30 months, the Silverback team has completed nine acquisitions and leveraged these companies’ synergies to create two incredible platforms: Upland Software and Magnitude Software.

Upland Software is now the world’s largest enterprise work management cloud software company, with more than 1,200 active enterprise customers and over 300,000 active users in more than 50 countries.

Magnitude Software is a leading provider of enterprise information management software, with more than 600 active enterprise clients in 100 countries worldwide serving over 200,000 users.

Chris has been instrumental in both companies' mergers and acquisitions activities, building and motivating world-class executive teams while driving predictable, repeatable revenues dramatically improving margins for shareholder value.

Silverback was founded in 2010 and is backed by Austin Ventures, a venture capital firm with $3.9 billion capital raised. Prior to Silverback, Chris was CEO of a series of Trilogy/Versata portfolio software companies. He previously served as Chairman of the Board, CEO, and Founder of CoreTrac, a financial services CRM software company. Chris began his career in 1990 working for investment banking firms Lehman Brothers and UBS.
 

Silverback Enterprise Group

Software consolidation initiative

Silverback Enterprise Group acquires and builds industry-leading software companies that provide mission-critical software products to enterprise customers. Silverback works with outstanding entrepreneurs and management teams to ensure the singular focus at every Silverback company is long-term customer success. Founded in 2010 by successful technology entrepreneurs and business operators, Silverback's leadership team has a proven acquisition track record, having completed 23 successful enterprise technology acquisitions in the past 10 years.

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