Mr. James Davidson was Co-Founder and served as Managing Director at Silver Lake Management. He serves as Executive at NBT Capital. He serves as Board Member at Elementum. He also served as a Co-Founder of Katerra and serves as its Board Member. He served as General Partner at Paxion Capital Partners. He has been an active advisor to and investor in the technology industries for more than 30 years. Prior to Silver Lake, he was a Managing Director at Hambrecht & Quist, a technology-focused investment bank and venture capital firm (now part of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., "H&Q"). He managed several businesses at H&Q, including the Technology Investment Banking business and the Mergers and Acquisitions business. Prior to H&Q, he was a corporate securities attorney for Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro. He is an active "angel investor" and advisor to several private companies, primarily through Paxion, a multi-family office he formed with other experienced investors and operating executives. He also serves on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations including the University of California, Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, and the Basketball Hall of Fame. He served as a Board Member at LensVector. He holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.