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NAME

TITLE

LOCATION

STRATEGY

Rick Stubblefield

Managing Director and Co-Group Head of Waterman

Menlo Park

Waterman

Rick Stubblefield joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Managing Director and Co-Group Head of Silver Lake Waterman. Mr. Stubblefield has been at the forefront of technology debt solutions for the private technology and venture capital community for over 25 years, helping to pioneer both venture leasing and venture debt in the marketplace. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Stubblefield co-founded Lighthouse Capital Partners, which under his leadership, grew into a leading debt provider to venture backed companies overseeing more than $1.6 billion in debt and equity investments across five funds. Prior to forming Lighthouse, Mr. Stubblefield served as Co-Head of West Coast Investment at Comdisco Ventures. Mr. Stubblefield holds a B.A. from the University of California at Davis and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University. 

Ishan Puri

Analyst

Menlo Park

Waterman

Ishan Puri joined Silver Lake in 2014 as an Analyst. Previously, he completed internships in the Investment Banking Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co., at Silver Lake Waterman, and at Highland Capital Partners. Mr. Puri received a B.A. in Public Policy with a concentration in Education Technology and a minor in Creative Writing from Stanford University.

Shawn O'Neill

Managing Director and Co-Group Head of Waterman

Menlo Park

Waterman

Shawn O’Neill joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Managing Director and Co-Group Head of Silver Lake Waterman. Mr. O’Neill has been a strategic advisor to leading technology companies and has extensive technology merger, acquisition, and financing experience from 15 years in the industry as a technology investment banker and operating executive. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. O’Neill founded Bandon Partners, a boutique investment bank and was the CFO of two venture-backed companies. Mr. O’Neill was previously an investment banker with Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers. Mr. O’Neill holds a B.B.A. from the University of Texas, where he graduated with honors. 

Joon Kim

Analyst

Menlo Park

Waterman

Joon Kim joined Silver Lake in 2013 and is an Analyst at Silver Lake Waterman. Previously, he worked in the Financial Sponsors & Leveraged Finance Group at UBS. Mr. Kim graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School and a B.S. in Engineering from the School of Engineering.

Chris Kennelly

Principal

Menlo Park

Waterman

Chris Kennelly joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Principal at Silver Lake Waterman. Mr. Kennelly has significant experience structuring and underwriting technology debt investments. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Kennelly was an Associate at Lighthouse Capital Partners, joining the firm in 2005. Mr. Kennelly holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley and a M.Sc. from Oxford University.

Brian Crews

Director

Menlo Park

Waterman

Brian Crews joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Director at Silver Lake Waterman. Mr. Crews has substantial experience structuring and underwriting technology debt investments. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Crews was a Principal at Lighthouse Capital Partners, where he worked directly on more than $300 million of new investments across 62 companies. Mr. Crews holds a B.S. from Washington & Lee University.




At A Glance

Silver Lake has a team of approximately 110 investment and value creation professionals located around the world. Focused both on developed economies and emerging markets, Silver Lake's investment and value creation team operates in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Tel Aviv, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Tokyo and manages investments throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.

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