Flint Brenton

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Flint Brenton has extensive experience leading innovative software companies and has an exceptional track record of accelerating growth through product innovation and sales execution. He is currently CEO of CollabNet, a Vector Capital-owned leader in open Application Lifecycle Management (ALM). He also serves as an Operating Partner at Vector, advancing its position as a transformational partner to technology businesses.

Prior to that, Brenton served as president and CEO of AccelOps, a provider of a leading IT operations analytics platform for cloud and virtualized infrastructures. Prior to that, he served as president and CEO of Tidal Software, a leading application automation software solution provider, which later was acquired by Cisco. After the Cisco acquisition, Brenton served in various follow-on capacities, including Vice President of Advanced Services and as Senior Vice President of Engineering for Cisco's cloud-based Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) software offerings. At both AccelOps and Tidal Software, Brenton more than tripled sales under his tenure while focusing both companies on disruptive product introductions.

Brenton was named "Executive of the Year," by the Golden Bridge Business Awards in 2016. During his 25-year career, Brenton also served as Senior Vice President and General Manager of NetIQ's Security and Administration business unit and has held various leadership positions at NetIQ, Compaq Computer Corporation, BMC Software and IBM. He received a master's in business and public management from Rice University and a bachelor of science degree from Mount Union College.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Flint Brenton and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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