Silverton Partners is staffed by a team of three investment professionals, Morgan Flager, Kip McClanahan, and Bill Wood.
Morgan Flager joined Silverton in 2006. Prior to Silverton, Morgan worked with FTV Capital in San Francisco, where he focused on growth investments in technology and financial services. Prior to that, Morgan held various executive positions at Ingrian Networks (acquired by SafeNet) and Kintana (acquired by Mercury Interactive Corp.). Morgan received his BS from Stanford University. Morgan sits on the boards of BlackLocus, CopperEgg, Famigo, Socialware, and UnboundID.
For the past 20 years Kip McClanahan has worked in IT security, networking, media communications and software industries. He served as both CEO and board member to both public and private companies. He has founded or held leadership roles in companies including BroadJump (acquired by Motive), TippingPoint (IPO, acquired by 3Com) and NetSpeed (acquired by Cisco). As an operator, he has raised over $100M in capital and his companies have returned nearly $800M in realized gains. Kip graduated from the University of Texas with a BS in Electrical Engineering. Kip sits on the boards of CopperEgg, OutboundEngine, Socialware, Sparefoot, and WPEngine. www.reoverthinking.com
Prior to founding Silverton Partners, Bill Wood began his venture career in 1984 as a founding partner of Austin Ventures which has since become one of the largest venture capital firms in the country. Bill is a past recipient of both the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur-of-the-Year Award and the Austin Technology Pillar Award, recognizing his lifetime contribution to the development of the Austin technology community. Bill received his BA from Brown University Phi Beta Kappa and his MBA from Harvard Business School. Bill sits on the board of Boundless Network, Javelin Semiconductor, Sailpoint Technologies, Silicon Labs, Tk20 and UnboundID.