MorganFlagerCropMidLevelsDropped copyMorgan 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.


untitled-106 copyFor 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.

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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. He was also the inaugural inductee into the Austin Technology Hall of Fame. Bill received his BA from Brown University Phi Beta Kappa and                                         his MBA from Harvard Business School.


225Jon Bassett joined Silverton in 2014. Prior to Silverton, Jon worked with DFJ Frontier in Los Angeles, where he focused on seed and early stage investments in technology, software and media. He started his career at Dell where he gained sales and operational experience working with inside sales teams and has since co-founded several startups including a long-short equities hedge fund. Jon received his BA in Economics from Davidson College.