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Benchmark Clients

The Benchmark Partners’ strong track record includes leading critical, time sensitive searches at the Board, CXO and VP level for companies nationwide in the Commercial and Federal markets. Our clients range in size from innovative institutionally (private equity-PE, and venture capital-VC) backed start-ups to market leading public and private companies with revenues in excess of $1B annually. Our recruiting expertise spans many technology and product categories, markets and licensing models.

Appgate Network Security

Leading provider of secure Intranet and Extranet access software and solutions

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GE Equity, ABN AMRO

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Acquired by

Aptela

Hosted VoIP solution provider

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JMI Equity

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ATSC

A leading provider of full lifecycle IT systems solutions, mission-driven consulting services and responsive infrastructure support to federal civilian agencies, Department of Defense, public safety and national security customers

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Public Company

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BDMetrics

Online networking platform for tradeshows, conferences and events

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Valhalla Partners, Greenhill, Grosvenor Fund, Maryland DBED, New Markets Fund

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Berico Technologies

Leading technical and analytic services firm serving the IC, DoD and SOF communities to better understand their data and help solve complex mission problems

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Privately Held

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Brabeion

Enterprise governance, risk and compliance software and solutions

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Longworth Venture Partners

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Acquired by

Brainbench

Provider of pre-employment testing, assessment and screening services and products

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Primus Venture Partners

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BrandInformatics

Delivers a new generation of intelligence that enables companies to benchmark and advance Emotional Connection with their customers

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Sachs Capital

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Cernium

Market leader and pioneer in video surveillance technology

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Lurie Investments

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Cloudera

Leader in next generation data management and largest contributor to the open source Apache Hadoop® ecosystem

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Accel partners, IQT, Google Ventures, MeriTech Capital partners, Greylock Partners

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Content Analysist

Leading provider of powerful and proven Advanced Search tools and technology that exponentially reduce the time needed to discern relevant information from unstructured data

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Privately funded

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Data Direct

Leader in scalable storage infrastructure for Big Data and Cloud applications

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Digital Reasoning

Providing IC/DoD an automated understanding for Big Data by analyzes unstructured and structured data to reveal the hidden and potentially valuable relationships between people, place and time

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Silver Lake Sumeru

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Eagle Systems & Services, Inc.

Nationally recognized government services provider specializing in training and integrated logistics support services

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Privately held

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Edge Consulting

Strategic consulting serving critical client missions across the energy, homeland security, and defense/intelligence domains

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DC Capital Partners

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Educate Online

Leading provider of online educational instruction

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Sterling Ventures

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EnterpriseDB

Leading provider of enterprise-class products and services based on PostgreSQL, the world’s most advanced open source database

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Valhalla Partners, Charles River Ventures, Fidelity Ventures

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Everest Software Solutions

Leading provider of a fully-integrated business operating system for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs)

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Sierra Ventures, Updata Partners, Boulder Ventures

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Factory Logic

Leading provider of Lean Manufacturing & Supply Chain solutions

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Siemens Venture Capital, Adams Capital Management, SAP Ventures

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Fidelis

Industry’s only data leakage prevention solution with the power

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Tudor Partners, Core Capital, MidAtlantic Ventures

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Fixmo

Leading provider of integrity assurance software for enterprise mobile devices

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Motorola Ventures

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FortiusOne

Leading provier of enterprise-level Visual Intelligence solution for commercial and government users

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New Markets Ventures, Chart Ventures, Walker Ventures

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Fortress Technologies

Leader in secure wireless networking delivering mission related information for both military and civilian customers

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Liberty Partners

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Garda

The cleared global risk management division of GardaWorld, created to provide confidential, discreet, turnkey security and risk management services for US Government clients

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GardaWorld

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GetActive

Leader in online relationship management solutions for non-profits and membership organizations

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El Dorado Ventures, Pacific Partners

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Global Crossing

Leading global IP network services, cloud computing, IPv6, datacenter management and cybersecurity infrastructure and solutions provider

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Public Company

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Harmony Information Systems

Enterprise software for the health and human services (HHS) market

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Updata Partners, JMI Equity

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Infinera

Enabling the connected world by bringing automation, convergence and scalability to the optical network layer

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Public Company

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Innovectra

Provider of web, mobile and social network-based local search solutions for Yellow Pages Publishers

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Edison Ventures, Longworth Venture Partners

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IP Network Solutions

Leading network engineering firm that delivers data and wireless solutions through professional and managed services

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Privately funded

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Iptivia

IP network management software

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Paladin Capital

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JackBe

Trusted enterprise mashup software platform that empowers government and commercial organizations to create, customize and collaborate through enterprise mashups

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Blue Chip Ventures, Core Capital, Harbert Venture Partners, Intel Capital

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Kaseman

International security, training, operations and logistics services

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DC Capital Partners

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Kiyon Automatic Networks

Advanced wireless networking and mesh network software

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Siemens Venture Capital

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LifeSize

Provider of high definition video communications products

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Austin Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Lehman Venture Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures, Redpoint Ventures

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ManTech

Leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation’s defense, security, space, and intelligence communities with nearly 1,000 active contracts with more than 40 different government agencies

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Public Company

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Narus

Leader in real-time traffic intelligence for the protection and management of large IP networks

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JP Morgan Partners, Mayfield Partners, American Capital

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National Interest Security Company

IT & Management Consulting services to IC, DoD, DHS, State

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DC Capital Partners

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Neartek

Virtualization software and solutions

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Benchmark Capital, Doughty Hanson, Delmag Ventures

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Netcordia

Leading solution provider for Network Configuration and Change Management (NCCM)

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Novak Biddle Partners, Trinity Ventures, Gold Hill Capital

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NetScout

The market leader in Unified Service Delivery Management solutions focused on assuring service delivery for the world’s most demanding and complex service delivery environments

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Public Company

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Newmerix

Change management solutions specifically designed for SAP, Peoplesoft and Oracle E-Business applications

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Siemens Venture Capital, Mobius Ventures, IDG Ventures

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NextPoint

Provider of secure data clouds that integrate applications, processing, storage and support

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Core Capital, MidAtlantic Ventures

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OQO

Industry pioneer in ultra-mobile personal computing

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Azure Capital Partners, Paladin Capital

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Plaxo

Operates the largest and fastest growing social network of networked address books, hosting over 50 million accounts

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Sequoia Partners, Globespan, Cisco

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Previstar

Provides software to the emergency preparedness and response communities

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Novak Biddle

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QinetiQ

Provider of advanced Cyber, System Engineering, System Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Software Solutions and Enterprise IT services

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Renesys

Leading Internet Analytics and Cybersecurity company whose products offer the world’s most comprehensive live view of the Internet

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Privately held

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Rohde & Schwarz

Leading provider of test and measurement, signals, and wireless equipment

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Privately held

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SafeNet

A global leader in information security protecting critical business data, communications, financial transactions, and digital identities through a full spectrum of encryption technologies

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Vector Capital

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SAP

The world’s largest business software provider

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Public Company

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Scentric

Pioneer in information and classification management data storage products

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Valhalla Partners, HIG Ventures

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Serena

Global provider of end-to-end application lifecycle management (ALM) software and solutions

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Silver Lake Partners

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SiloSmashers

Peak Performance solutions to government agencies

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Privately funded

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SkyBitz

Leading provider of information services for remote assets

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Inverness Graham Investments, CIBC Capital Partners, Motorola Ventures, Cordova Ventures

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Soalogix

Provides integration solutions that manage the flow of information among people, business processes, and applications

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Solstice Software

Provides testing and simulation products for companies developing large-scale, composite applications

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Core Capital, Anthem Capital

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Spectrum K12 School Solutions

Leading provider of response to intervention (RTI), special education, and IEP software and management tools

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Novak Biddle, Updata Venture Partners

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StackSafe

Leading provider of virtualized staging and testing solution for IT operations

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Novak Biddle, Chart Ventures

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Stratavia

Leader in application stack automation for physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure

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Asset Management Co, Vista Ventures, Adams Street Capital

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Symmetricom

World’s leading source of highly precise timekeeping technologies, instruments and solutions for GPS satellites, critical military and civilian networks

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Public Company

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Teng

Provider of professional, technical and strategic services to the world’s built and natural environments

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General Atlantic Partners

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TerraGo Technologies

Portable geospatial solutions

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RedShift Ventures

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TMS

Management consulting and technology services to U.S. Government executive departments and agencies

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DC Capital Partners

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Trust Digital

Leading provider of enterprise mobility management software for Government and Global 2000 companies

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Fairhaven Capital, Core Capital, Avansis Ventures

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Uniloc

Leading provider of device-based authentication

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Privately held

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USIS

Leading provider delivering background screening, risk management solutions, and litigation support services

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Providence Equity Partners

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VidSys

Provider ofa transformational Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) software platform to run operations centers for public sector agencies and leading enterprise organizations globally.

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Flybridge Capital, Motorola, NewSpring Capital

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Viziant

Provider of information intelligence and knowledge sharing software

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Angel investors

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Vizional

Provides supply chain management software that uses RFID to track the physical movement of inventory and assets

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Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Zone Ventures

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Xtremesoft

Leading provider of software solutions that maximize the availability of applications on the Microsoft platform

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JMI Equity

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Zenoss

Leading commercial open source provider of Unlegacy IT enterprise management products

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Grotech Ventures, Intersouth Partners, Boulder Ventures, Amplifier Ventures, Maryland DBED

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