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TEAM

Whitney Bower

Whit has a 25-year track record in private equity, working with entrepreneurs and executives to achieve breakthrough levels of top- and bottom-line performance.

Whit founded Noble Rock and manages the firm’s day to day operations. He currently serves as an advisor to BC Partners, Cortex Building Intelligence, Inflexion Private Equity and NAVEX Global Inc. Prior to founding Noble Rock, Whit founded and managed 3i’s top quartile US private equity business and held roles on the firm’s Global Investment and Compliance Committees. Whit built his track record as a principal and deal lead at Geocapital Partners and Bain Capital Ventures where he led 10 investments in the US and Europe. Earlier in his career, Whit was Director of Marketing at internet software company Open Market, and Business Development Manager for Fortune 500 media company, Times Mirror. 

Whit graduated from Harvard College and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.  He is a former US Peace Corps Volunteer and member of the Council on Foreign Relations. 

David Lang

Dave has been a growth investor in healthcare, technology, and business services and healthcare for 27 years and remains an active investor with Noble Rock and Wavecrest. 

Dave is a Director of N-Of-One, Connected Home Healthcare, Tristan Immediate Care, and Vatterott Educational Centers. Additionally, Dave has returned to his roots by joining Babson College as Assistant Basketball Coach. From 1990 to 2017, Dave worked at private equity firm TA Associates focusing on healthcare, technology, and business services. His prior investments include Alma Lasers, eviCore, Infor, Lawson Software, Medquest, MedSolutions, Orchid Unique Orthopedic Solutions, One Call Medical, and Targus Information Corporation.

Dave received an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA degree in Economics from Harvard College.

Rick O'Rourke

Rick has over 30 years of enterprise technology management experience spanning sales, ecosystem,
marketing and product, for industry leaders, startups and private equity portfolio companies.

 

RIck is the CRO of Greenlight Technologies and an advisor at Y Combinator. Previously Rick was the CRO for Yubico where he built the go-to-market organization from ground up to a global team of 50, profitably tripled revenue in 18 months, and drove 5X increase in market cap. Prior to that Rick was a Managing Director of Vista Consulting Group where he advised over 20 of Vista’s portfolio companies to create an average of over 3X value increase. Rick’s also worked at SAP, PeopleSoft, and Oracle.
 

Rick has a degree in Computer Science and Economics from Harvard College, was a Rotary Fellow
studying international business at the University of Auckland, and is an Eagle Scout.

 
 
Matthew Null 

Matt has been driving transformation initiatives for the majority of his 16 year professional career. Over the course of the past 8 years, Matt has focused specifically on post-acquisition value creation in software companies, and has worked with global companies that range from start-ups to the Fortune 100.

Matt is currently the Head of Revenue Operations for Businessolver, where he is helping drive the growth of the company through efficiency in all revenue generating activities. Matt was formerly the North American Chief of Staff at Micro Focus, where he helped drive business change initiatives and operational efficiency in the go-to-market organization, including the development of a comprehensive enablement program. In his five years at Micro Focus, the company grew revenues from $400 million to $4.4 billion, largely supported by acquisitions. Prior to Micro Focus, Matt worked in Private Equity for Vista Equity Partners, Strategy Consulting at Accenture, and in a multitude of Enterprise Sales roles at General Electric.

Matt holds an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, and a degree in Electrical Engineering from Penn State University.