Chris Ney is Co-Founder, President and COO of Silverback Enterprise Group. Founded in 2010 and backed by Austin Ventures, a venture capital firm with $3.9 billion capital raised. Silverback acquires and builds industry-leading enterprise software companies. In the past 20 months, Silverback has completed five acquisitions and its subsidiary Upland Software is today the worlds largest cloud software company in the enterprise project, portfolio and work management market, with over 1,200 active enterprise customers and more than 300,000 active users in 50 countries. Creating operations platforms with strategic processes and a platform for rapid turnaround and integration of acquired entities.
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 Wall Street firms Lehman Brothers and UBS.
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.