Carter Griffin joined Updata in 2005 and is a General Partner. Prior to Updata, Carter co-founded Brivo Systems in 1999 and served as Chairman and CEO until selling the company to a strategic acquirer. Brivo Systems pioneered the software-as-a-service model in the physical security market by introducing the first-ever on-demand system for facility access control. Carter also spent four years as a Senior Vice President at Kaiser Associates, where he advised Fortune 500 clients on competitive positioning and new-market entry strategies. Earlier in his career, Carter worked in London for the Coca-Cola Company and held positions at American Management Systems and Arthur Andersen.
Carter has twice served as Co-Chair of the Mid-Atlantic Venture Association Capital Connection. He holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.
Carter has authored several whitepapers:
Cloud Computing: GMPP, rCAC and the Importance of Component Level Analysis, download a copy here
Cloud Computing: A Closer Look at Churn, download a copy here