Godard Abel

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at G2.com, Inc.

Godard Abel

Godard Abel

Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at G2.com, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Steelbrick LLC
G2.com, Inc.
BigMachines, Inc.

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906

Number of Boards

4

Number of Awards

1

Interests

Marathon Running, Golf

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Chief Executive Officer at ThreeKit

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Co-Founder at G2.com, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Terminus Software, Inc.

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Investor at SPOTHERO, INC.

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Partner at Accel Partners LLC

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Co-Founder at Chicago Ventures LLC

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Co-Founder at G2.com, Inc.

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Co-Founder/Chief Technology Officer at G2.com, Inc.

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Managing Director at Abel Equities, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer at SpringCM, Inc.

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Managing Director at Abel Equities, Inc.

Abel Equities manages the Abel Equities LP. They invest in information technology start-ups, as well as in public debt and equities. The fund seeks to invest in companies that deliver value proposition to their customers and generate significant cash flows and earnings.

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Managing Director at Abel Equities, Inc.

Abel Equities manages the Abel Equities LP. They invest in information technology start-ups, as well as in public debt and equities. The fund seeks to invest in companies that deliver value proposition to their customers and generate significant cash flows and earnings.

Education
MS in Engineering
Class of 1994

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. MIT has five schools and one college, containing a total of 32 academic departments, with a strong emphasis on scientific, engineering, and technological education and research. Founded in 1861 in response to the increasing industrialization of the United States, the institute used a polytechnic university model and stressed laboratory instruction. MIT was elected to the Association of American Universities in 1934.

Graduate

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

MBA in Business Administration & Management

The Stanford Graduate School of Business has built an international reputation based on its innovative programs, which include: Two-year MBA Program, designed to educate business leaders One-year Stanford Sloan Master’s Program for mid-career executives PhD Program for future academics Executive Education programs for experienced managers Faculty research program Academic programs, including the two-year MBA, the 12-month Sloan Master's Program, and the PhD program, create a transformational student experience that reflects the tagline: Change lives. Change organizations. Change the world. Today the state-of-the-art Knight Management Center complex enables Stanford's innovative, globalized MBA curriculum, offering flexible classroom spaces for hands-on experiential learning small-group leadership labs, and team-based learning. It engages faculty and students across Stanford University, as well as alumni, global executives, and the broader world community.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder
2012 - Current

G2.com, Inc. operates a business software review platform. It helps to compare the business software and services based on user ratings and social data. The company was founded by Tim Handorf, Godard K. Abel, Matt Gorniak, Michael Wheeler and Mark Myers in 2012 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Chief Executive Officer & Director
2014 - Prior

Steelbrick LLC developed software platform that automates quoting, contracting, and billing. The was founded by Max Rudman in 2005 and headquartered in San Mateo, CA.

Founder
1999 - 2011

BigMachines, Inc. develops and implements on-demand software solutions. The firm offers Sales Engine, a solution for internal sales team; Channel Sales Engine that enables users to standardize and enhance the sales process for their channel partners, VARs, and distributors; Document Engine, which enables users to create, edit, and produce the documents they use as part of their sales process; and eCommerce Engine, a selling and configurator platform for customers to shop onlines. The company was founded by Godard K. Abel, Victor Alston, Eugene Chiu and Christopher Shutts in 1999 and is headquartered in Deerfield, IL.

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G2.com, Inc. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Steelbrick LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Steelbrick LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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Outbox Systems, Inc., dba Simplus, develops software to provide consulting and development services. Its services include salesforce managed services, advisory services, change management, implementation services, and data integration. The company was founded by Isaac Westwood, Ryan Westwood, John Lawton and Blake Hannon in 2014 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

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Hunt Club, Inc. develops an online platform for recruiting professionals. The company was founded by Nikolas Cromydas and Sami Ahmed in 2015 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

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G2.com, Inc. operates a business software review platform. It helps to compare the business software and services based on user ratings and social data. The company was founded by Tim Handorf, Godard K. Abel, Matt Gorniak, Michael Wheeler and Mark Myers in 2012 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Awards & Honors
2014
Crain's Chicago Business Magazine - Tech 50
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