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Silver Lake -Team

Team:
Silver Lake Investment Professionals

Martin Fichtner
Managing Director of Kraftwerk
Silicon Valley
Kraftwerk

Martin Fichtner is a Managing Director of Silver Lake Kraftwerk and has over a decade of private equity experience in technology-related sectors. From 2004 - 2010 he served as an investment professional at Elevation Partners, where he focused in technology-enabled businesses in the media, entertainment, and consumer-related industries. Mr. Fichtner rejoined Silver Lake in 2010, where he began his investing career eight years earlier.  Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Fichtner worked as an investment banker in the Technology Group at Goldman, Sachs & Co. He serves on the board of directors of Aras, Eka Software Solutions and FATHOM, and he is a board observer at Renovate America.  Previously, he served on the board of Quorum Software’s board of directors. Mr. Fichtner holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and an M.S. in Engineering Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University.

Bryce Lee
Managing Director
Silicon Valley
Kraftwerk, Partners

Bryce Lee joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is a Managing Director of Silver Lake, with responsibilities for both the Kraftwerk and Partners strategies (principally dedicated to the Asia region for SLP). Previously, he was a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Investment Banking division, serving as head of the Technology Group for the Americas and as co-head of the Alternative Energy Group. Mr. Lee was instrumental in building a number of Credit Suisse's franchises including its Asian technology  investment banking business and was named to Forbes magazine's "Midas List" of the top 100 technology dealmakers in the world. He was a member of Credit Suisse's Investment Banking Committee and served on the Managing Director Evaluation Committee.
 
Mr. Lee is currently on the board of directors of Eka Software Solutions, Peloton Computer Enterprises, and PCCW Ltd., in addition to being responsible for Silver Lake Kraftwerk's investment in Didi Chuxing and GoEuro.  Previously, he served on the board of Quorum Business Solutions. Mr. Lee graduated from Stanford University.

Sebastian Neelamkavil
Director of Kraftwerk
Silicon Valley
Kraftwerk

Sebastian Neelamkavil joined Silver Lake in 2009 and is a Director at Silver Lake Kraftwerk. He helps oversee the fund’s investments in FATHOM and Tesla. Prior to the inception of Silver Lake Kraftwerk, Mr. Neelamkavil was with Silver Lake Partners focusing on private equity investments in the technology and technology-related sectors. He began his career as an investment banker in the Technology Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Credit Suisse. Mr. Neelamkavil graduated with distinction from the University of Western Ontario, where he holds a B.ESc. in Electrical Engineering from the Faculty of Engineering and a B.A. in Honors Business Administration from the Richard Ivey School of Business.

Kevin Shah
Associate
Silicon Valley
Kraftwerk
Kevin Shah joined Silver Lake in 2018 as an Associate. Previously, he worked in the Global Industrials Investment Banking Group at Citi in Chicago. Mr. Shah graduated with highest honors from the Gies College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Finance.
 
Billy Stetson
Associate
Silicon Valley
Kraftwerk
Billy Stetson joined Silver Lake Kraftwerk in 2018 as an Associate. Previously, he worked in the Technology Investment Banking Group at Rothschild. Mr. Stetson graduated magna cum laude from Babson College where he received a B.S. in Business Management with a concentration in Finance.
 
At A Glance

Silver Lake has a team of approximately 100 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 and Hong Kong and manages investments throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.