Fledgling firm Carrick Capital hires CTO, trio of special advisors


Marc McMorris Jim Madden Carrick Capital - AltAssets Private Equity NewsCarrick Capital Partners has hired a trio of special advisors and a chief technology officer  to expand the venture capital firm following its “early success”.

New CTO Steve Unterberger previously launched human resources business Exult alongside Carrick co-founder Jim Madden, pictured right.

Carrick’s  new special advisors are Kenneth Coleman, Raul Fernandez and Tom Neff.

Madden said, “Steve Unterberger and I built Exult together as company co-founders. He has more than 20 years of technology and BPO experience and is particularly well versed in high growth BPO businesses.

“Raul Fernandez is a high-tech, serial entrepreneur who has worked with members of the Carrick team for more than 10 years. Kenneth Coleman is a seasoned technology executive with deep roots in Silicon Valley. Tom Neff has directed more than 300 CEO and 600 board searches and has an unparalleled knowledge of the leadership executives in this industry.

“Together these additions will provide greater breadth of experience and better delivery of Carrick’s approach to build value for our portfolio companies.”

Carrick was launched last year by Madden and former General Atlantic managing director Marc McMorris, pictured left, who focused on business services and software investments during his time with the firm.

The firm gathered $180m for its debut fund, which will target technology-enabled services, BPO, transaction processing, SaaS and enterprise software companies.

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