Chief Executive Officer
Brock has served as CEO for multiple software and services companies focused on vertical markets, including construction, accounting, and private clubs such as golf courses and dinner clubs. Additionally, Brock has served as President and CEO for software firms selling software and services to Federal, State and Local agencies.
Michael serves on the boards of IDI Direct Insurance (TASE: IDIN), J. Hilburn, Joor, KeyMe, Mendix, Nitro Software, Panjiva, Q2ebanking (NYSE: QTWO), RiskIQ, Vidyard and Xenex. In addition, he has been actively involved with Battery’s investments in Bluestem Brands (acquired Capmark Financial Group), ChemConnect (acquired by InterContinental Exchange), ExactTarget (NYSE: ET, acquired by Salesforce.com), The London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) (acquired by Euronext), MRU Holdings, Neolane (acquired by Adobe), OutlookSoft Corporation (acquired by SAP) and TradeKing (acquired by Ally Financial).
North Bridge Venture Partners
Rich is a co-founder and general partner of North Bridge Venture Partners. Prior to founding North Bridge, Rich was a general partner of Hambro International Venture Fund. Rich is a summa cum laude graduate of Northeastern University, and he received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar. Rich serves on the Board of Trustees at Northeastern University as well as the Boards of Vecco Instruments and a number of private companies.
North Bridge Venture Partners is an investor in Newforma.