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Adrian Smith Adrian Smith

Adrian is a Partner at Ignition. Adrian invests in telecommunications and mobile companies and represents Ignition as a director on the board of Twisted Pair Solutions, Xeround and is an observer...Read More.

Brad-Silverberg-214x300 Brad Silverberg

Brad is a Founding Partner of Ignition. He invests in software, infrastructure, and consumer companies. Brad represents Ignition as director on the boards of  Avvo, Fotopedia,  Hipmunk, Ice.com,  Keas,  SocialEyes and TravelPost. Brad...Read More.

Cameron Myhrvold Cameron Myhrvold

Cameron is a Founding Partner of Ignition. He invests in software companies and especially big data, mobile & social solutions for the Enterprise. Cameron represents Ignition as director on the...Read More.

Chris Howard Chris Howard

Chris is a Principal at Ignition and invests in consumer internet and cloud computing investments and oversees Ignition’s seed program. He is on the board or an observer of Batch, Hipmunk,...Read More.

Frank Artale Frank Artale

Frank Artale joined Ignition as a Partner in 2011. He was most recently Group Vice President, Business Development at Citrix Systems. He has over 26 years of experience in the software...Read More.

Jack Jack (John) Ferry

Jack is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Ignition. He is responsible for the firm’s financial operations reporting, tax, treasury, and administrative services. Prior to joining Ignition, Jack spent over 6 years...Read More.

John Connors John Connors

John Connors joined Ignition as a Partner in 2005. He invests principally in business software and services. Prior to joining Ignition, John spent sixteen years at Microsoft Corporation in several...Read More.

John Ludwig John Ludwig

John is a Founding Partner of Ignition. He invests in end-user and consumer-facing technology companies. John represents Ignition as director on the board of Fat Spaniel.  John previously served on the...Read More.

Jonathan Roberts Jonathan Roberts

Jonathan Roberts is a Founder and Partner of Ignition. He invests in business application and services companies and is a director on the boards of AVST, Docusign, HyperQuality, Spoken and...Read More.

Michelle Goldberg Michelle Jacobson Goldberg

Michelle Goldberg is a Partner at Ignition. She is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and emerging and future leaders in consumer and digital media software. Michelle cultivates CEOs, entrepreneurs and engineers...Read More.

Richard Fade Richard Fade

Richard is a Partner at Ignition focusing primarily on infrastructure software, including virtualization, cloud and services investments. Richard’s prior investments include; Appature (IMS Health 2013),  Azaleos (Avanade 2012), GotVoice (Spoken...Read More.

Robert Headley Robert Headley

Robert is a Partner at Ignition. He invests in enterprise software and wireless companies. Robert also acts as Ignition’s Administrative Partner overseeing the firm’s day to day operations. Robert represents...Read More.

Steve Hooper Steve Hooper

Steve is a Founding Partner of Ignition. He invests in telecommunications and wireless companies. Steve represents Ignition as a director on the boards of Modiv, TTMI, SeaMobile, Sparkplug, Public Mobile, Airbiquity and AVST. Steve also serves...Read More.

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