Russell Townsend Pyle

Managing Partner at Guidepost Growth Management Co. LLC

Russell Townsend Pyle

Russell Townsend Pyle

Managing Partner at Guidepost Growth Management Co. LLC

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Guidepost Growth Management Co. LLC

RelSci Relationships

1067

Number of Boards

12

Interests

Golf

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Founder at Dynamic Network Services, Inc.

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Founder at Lucid Holdings LLC

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President, Director & Chief Technology Officer at Lucid Holdings LLC

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Managing Partner at Advent International Corp.

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Managing Partner at Guidepost Growth Management Co. LLC

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Chief Operating Officer & Co-Founder at Jive Communications, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer at Jive Communications, Inc.

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at BrightTALK Ltd.

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Managing Director at General Catalyst LLC

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Co-Founder & Managing Director at North Bridge Venture Partners

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Russell Townsend Pyle
Managing Partner at Guidepost Growth Management Co. LLC
Education
M.B.A.

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

A.B.

Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and in the service of all nations. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding. At the same time, Princeton is distinctive among research universities in its commitment to undergraduate teaching. Today, more than 1,100 faculty members instruct approximately 5,000 undergraduate students and 2,500 graduate students. The University's generous financial aid program ensures that talented students from all economic backgrounds can afford a Princeton education.

Career History
Managing Partner
2016 - Current

Guidepost Growth Equity invests in technology and technology enabled mid market companies located in the US, Europe and Asia. The firm focuses on companies with revenues of $15 - $300 million, and experienced management teams. They target companies operating in the fields of software, communication & infrastructure, digital media, healthcare and materials. They acquire both minority & majority positions and provides financing for acquisitions, buyouts, shareholder liquidity and growth capital requirements with an investment size of $15 - $75 million per transaction. The firm acts as a first institutional investor and takes a seat on the board of directors.

Advisor
Current

Lucid Holdings LLC is a holding company, which engages in the provision of market research technology services. It offers sample buyers of all shapes and sizes simplified access to programmatic sample. The company was founded by Patrick Comer in 2010 and is headquartered in New Orleans, LA.

Partner
Tenure Unconfirmed

North Bridge Venture Partners invests in the communications, healthcare, materials and manufacturing systems, semiconductors/components, services and software sectors. The firm makes seed and early-stage investments of $100,000 to $500,000 and in companies requiring Series A and Series financing from $2 million to $10 million.

Boards & Committees
Director
2015 - Current

Spoonflower, Inc. operates as an Internet-based custom fabric printing service and design community. It offers digital textile printing services and allows fabric designers to design, print and sell their fabric designs under all time faves, floral, vintage, stripes and dots, animals, abstract, photographic, doll pattern, large-scale, whimsical and holiday categories. The company was founded by Gart Davis and Stephen Fraser in May 2008 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Director
2010 - Current

Contact Solutions LLC provides cloud-based customer engagement solutions. Its solutions include mobile, personalization, cloud platform, analytics and notification. Contact Solutions was founded by Paul Logan, Mark Whittle and Aaron A. Thompson in 2002 and is headquartered in Reston, VA.

Director
Current

Dynamic Network Services, Inc. operates as a cloud-based internet performance company. It offers internet intelligence, traffic management, domain services, and message management services. The company was founded by Jeremy Hitchcock and Thomas J. Daly in 2001 and is headquartered in Manchester, NH.

Trustee
Current

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