Mark Casady co-founded Vestigo Ventures in 2016 with a focus on financing start-ups in FinTech and serves as general partner and chairman of the advisory board. He is a member of the boards of Eze Software and Citizens Financial Group, and serves as an advisor to Jobcase, Inc. Mr. Casady is also a former member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Board of Governors.
Mr. Casady retired as LPL Financial CEO in early January 2017 and as non-executive chairman of the board in early March 2017. He guided LPL to become a leading financial services organization that serves independent financial advisors, banks and credit unions, and provides clearing services to broker/dealers at financial services companies.
Before joining LPL Financial in 2002, Mr. Casady was managing director of the mutual fund group for Deutsche Asset Management, Americas (formerly Scudder Investments). Prior to Scudder, he held various roles at Concord Financial Group, which was a start-up funded by Hambrecht & Quist that went public. Mr. Casady started his career at Northern Trust.
Additionally, Mr. Casady is treasurer of the Casady family’s One Step Forward Education Foundation, which focuses on changing the lives of children around the globe through education. He also helped found and fund the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation, which recognizes the philanthropic activity of financial advisors.
Murray Demo serves as CFO of team collaboration software company Atlassian. He also serves as a director of Citrix Systems, Inc., a publicly-traded software company, and two privately held software companies.
From May 2009 to June 2012, Mr. Demo was the Executive Vice President and CFO of Dolby Laboratories, Inc., a publicly-traded entertainment technology company. From September 2007 to June 2008, he was the Executive Vice President and CFO of LiveOps, Inc., a privately held SaaS contact center software and call center outsourcing company. Mr. Demo also served as Executive Vice President and CFO of Postini, Inc., an SaaS communication security software company, from May 2007 until it was acquired by Google Inc. in September 2007. From 1996 to 2006, he worked in a number of roles at Adobe Systems Inc., including Executive Vice President and CFO.
Mr. Demo holds a Bachelor in Business Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a Master of Business Administration from Golden Gate University.
John Flynn is a member of TPG's Internet, Digital Media & Communications group as well as TPG's Technology & Software group. He is a Director of Eze Software and RCN Telecom, a Board Observer at GreenSky Credit and Vice Media, and was also involved in TPG’s investment in Spotify. Separate from his responsibilities at TPG, Mr. Flynn is a Director of the San Francisco Zoo and also of Friends of the Urban Forest.
Prior to joining TPG in 2015, Mr. Flynn was a Principal at Silver Lake Partners. He was based in London and was involved in the firm's investments in Skype, NXP, and Global Blue, amongst others. Before that, he was an investment banker at Evercore Partners in New York.
Mr. Flynn graduated with honors in finance and accounting from the Wharton School as well as in systems engineering from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.
Tom Gavin is the founder and Executive Managing Director of Copper Shade Consulting. In addition, Mr. Gavin is currently the Executive Chairman of Calypso Technology, a member of the Advisory Board of Vestigo Ventures and an advisor to numerous start-up and established technology businesses.
In 2013, Mr. Gavin led the formation of Eze Software with the backing of TPG Capital and served as CEO and board member until May 2014. He is now a strategic advisor and board member for Eze Software. From 2005 to 2013, Mr. Gavin served as CEO of Eze Castle Software, an industry leading provider of order management systems, and a predecessor of Eze Software. During his tenure as CEO, the business experienced continuous, unprecedented growth and global expansion. Prior to taking on the CEO role there, he served as COO from 1998 through 2005.
Mr. Gavin holds a Bachelor of Art in History from Harvard University, where he graduated magna cum laude and was a Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Fellow.
Asiff Hirji is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Coinbase, the world’s leading digital currency exchange serving over 10M clients across 32 countries and providing custody for more than $10B in digital assets. Mr. Hirji runs Coinbase day to day and is focused on scaling their current businesses and launching new ones.
Prior to Coinbase, Mr. Hirji was an Operating Advisor with Andreessen Horowitz, where he focused on helping their highest potential portfolio companies scale faster, and a Senior Advisor with Bain Capital, where he helped drive their technology investment efforts. From 2014 to 2016, Mr. Hirji was Chief Restructuring Officer of HP, reporting to CEO Meg Whitman, where he created and helped drive the plan to maximize HP’s value. From 2007 to 2013, Mr. Hirji was a Partner with TPG Capital and helped lead their efforts in Financial Services, Technology, Media and E-commerce. Prior to TPG, he was an executive officer of TD Ameritrade. He served first as CIO, then COO (where he led Operations, Technology and Business Development) and then President overseeing all their businesses and a member of the Office of the Chief Executive that ran the company. Prior to Ameritrade, Mr. Hirji was a Partner at Bain & Company and a leader of their IT and Financial Services practices. Before Bain, he was President and Chief Technology Officer for Netfolio, an online investment advisor start-up. He was also a founding member and Partner of the Mitchell Madison Group, a global strategic consultancy that specialized in Financial Services and Technology. Mr. Hirji began his career at IBM Labs as a software engineer.
Mr. Hirji serves on the boards of Saxo Bank, RentPath, TES Global and Eze Software and is a former public board member of Advent Software and Citrix Systems Inc.
Mr. Hirji received an MBA with honors from The University of Western Ontario and his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from The University of Calgary.
Jeff serves as president and CEO of Eze Software and has been with the company and its predecessors since 1999. During his tenure he has held a number of leadership and executive positions, including chief operating officer from 2005 to 2012, and prior to that he was chief technology officer. Jeff also served as executive managing director on the executive committee for former parent company ConvergEx Group from 2006 to 2013.
Prior to joining the company, Jeff worked for Andersen Consulting in their technology practice. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where he received a bachelor degree in Engineering and History.
Pete serves as Eze Software's chairman. He joined Eze Software as CEO in 2014 and subsequently served as Executive Chairman through 2017. From 2004 through 2012, Pete was president and CEO of Manhattan Associates (NASDAQ - MANH), a leading provider of software solutions for supply chain management. Before joining Manhattan Associates, he spent a year at NewRoads, Inc., a privately held third-party fulfillment provider, where he held the position of president and CEO. Prior to that, Pete spent six years at CheckFree Corporation, a Nasdaq-listed global leader in outsourced electronic processing services. His last position at CheckFree was president and COO. Pete spent 14 years at The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation where his last position was executive vice president and CFO for Dun & Bradstreet Software.
Pete holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and a Master of Business Administration degree, both from Cornell University. Mr. Sinisgalli also serves on the boards of Llamasoft and Ellucian.
Bryan Taylor is a current Advisor in TPG’s Technology Group, where he was formerly responsible for the firm's investments in software, data/analytics and technology services. He currently serves as a Director of Eze Software Group, Greensky and Tanium, Inc. Bryan previously held Board Director roles at Box, Inc., CCC Information Services Inc., Decision Insight Information Group, Ellucian, IMS Health, Intergraph Corporation, McAfee, Netscout Systems, Inc., Sutherland Global Services and Vertafore. He also co-led the firm's investments in Alltel Communications, Advent Software, Domo, Llamasoft, SunGard, Inc., Veritas, in addition to a number of other investments across the firm.
Prior to joining TPG, Bryan was a founder and Managing Director at Symphony Technology Group, a private equity firm focused exclusively on software and technology services investments. While at Symphony, he was actively involved with the firm's investments in Information Resources Incorporated, Intentia Ab, GERS, Inc., Industri-Matematik International Corp AB, and Symphony Services, Inc.
Prior to joining Symphony, Bryan was a Manager at Bain & Company, where he worked in the private equity and technology practice groups. Bryan graduated with honors from Stanford University and he earned an MBA at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.