Ben Wilde

Vice President Business Development & Marketing


Ben Wilde is Vice President Business Development & Marketing at Georgian Partners and a member of the Georgian Impact team. In addition to being responsible for marketing, he manages the Georgian Partners investment pipeline. Ben also works directly with portfolio companies, assisting with product strategy, market analysis, competitive analysis, customer value propositions and go-to-market strategy. He provides input to overall strategy including product management and product marketing.


Ben has more than 20  years of experience in the software industry, and has held senior product management and strategy roles at IBM, Informix, and a range of early and growth-stage startups. At IBM, he helped to define and lead the company’s strategy for its Master Data Management and Information Integration business. Prior to IBM, Ben held product management and marketing roles at Informix Software, where he played a key role in defining the company’s Java strategy. Since leaving IBM, he has worked with a range of growth-stage and startup companies in North America and New Zealand, and has taught as an Adjunct Professor for Northeastern University.


Ben holds a BTech (Hons) in product development from Massey University, New Zealand.

Did you know?

Ben is a keen mountain biker and a co-founder of Trail Fund, a nonprofit working to support volunteers building sustainable mountain bike trails in New Zealand.

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Areas of Expertise

Product Marketing

Product Management


Enterprise Software

Market Analysis

Competitive Analysis



Cority leverages its cutting-edge SaaS-based technology and broad environmental, health and safety (EHS) product suite to partner with organizations around the world to effect meaningful change in the way environmental, health, and safety is managed. Cority stands by its customers as they attain performance goals, reduce EHS risks, enhance corporate productivity, and create a healthier workforce.

Team: Jason Brenier, Steve Leightell, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya, Michael Robinson, Parinaz Sobhani, Ben Wilde


DataCandy is a leading provider of loyalty and gift card programs for the retail, hospitality and convenience-store/fuel sectors. Since its inception in 2002, DataCandy has led the way in providing customer engagement solutions to more than 9,700 locations across Canada and the United States.

Team: Nick Chen, Steve Leightell’s mission is to build a future in which AI enriches people’s lives while creating better, more valuable businesses. To do this, the company is building an AI powered platform for B2C enterprises that integrates with business processes to make customer interactions more natural and valuable. Founded by Steve Irvine, former Facebook executive, is proud to be based in Toronto, Canada at the center of an exciting AI ecosystem.

Team: Jason Brenier, Hershel Harris, Justin Lafayette, Madalin Mihailescu, Michael Robinson, Parinaz Sobhani, Emily Walsh, Ben Wilde, Ji Chao Zhang


Kinnser Software provides web-based solutions that deliver clinical and business results for the home health, hospice and private duty industries. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Kinnser serves more than 2,100 home health agencies, therapy companies, hospices, and private duty care providers nationwide.

Team: Jason Brenier, Hershel Harris, Justin LaFayette, Jon Prial, Michael Robinson, Ben Wilde

Kinnser Software was acquired by Mediware Information Systems in May 2017.


Polar provides digital advertising technology to agencies and publishers around the world. The business has clients in 30+ countries and teams in Toronto, New York, London and Sydney. Visit to learn more.

Team: Hershel Harris, Justin LaFayette, Ben Wilde, Margaret Wu


Razorsight’s cloud-based analytics software is used by the world’s largest communications providers to improve profits. Razorsight monitors network and subscriber activities to control costs, predict churn, gain insight into M2M and OTT activity, and measure profitability by customer, service type, or region. Customers benefit from greater controls, insight, reporting and analytics to drive financial and strategic benefits.

Team: Simon Chong, Ben Wilde

Razorsight was acquired by Synchronoss in November 2015.

eSignLive by Vasco

Businesses of all sizes choose e-SignLive™ by Vasco when electronic signatures matter. Nearing one billion documents processed each year, e-SignLive™ is the most widely used e-signature solution in the world and ranked a leader by analyst firms Forrester Research and G2 Crowd.

Team: Hershel Harris, Justin LaFayette, Ben Wilde

eSignLive by Silanis was acquired by VASCO in October 2015.


Terapeak is the leading source for consumer and product insights, analyzing more than 4.6 billion transactions per year and over $70 billion in online consumer spending to provide insights to clients from entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 companies.

Team: Nick Chen, Simon Chong, Jon Prial, Ben Wilde

Terapeak was acquired by eBay in December 2017.