Simon Chong

Managing Partner

About

Simon Chong is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Georgian Partners. He’s involved in fundraising, deal sourcing and deal portfolio management. Having spent his career in sales management, marketing and operations, Simon applies his strong operating background to helping our portfolio companies. He’s focused on designing growth strategies and helping companies develop and execute their go-to-market approach, with a particular focus on sales.

Experience

Prior to Georgian Partners, Simon was Worldwide Director of Sales, Information Solutions within the IBM Software Group, via the acquisition of DWL Inc., in 2005. In that role, Simon tripled DWL software revenue — and doubled overall revenue — in his first year and became responsible for the revenue of four acquired enterprise software companies.

At DWL, Simon was the Senior Vice President, Worldwide Sales and Marketing, where he was responsible for global field operations and achieving revenue leadership in the master data management (MDM) space. Previous to that, he worked in a variety of business analyst and sales roles.

Education

Simon holds an MBA and Postgraduate Diploma in business from Henley Management School in the United Kingdom.

Contact Simon

(416) 868-9696

Areas of Expertise

Go-to-Market Strategy & Execution

Sales and Business Development

Services Delivery

Licensing and Contracting

Corporate Strategy

SaaS Metrics

Executive Compensation, Audit and Governance

Companies

Bidgely

Bidgely is transforming the way customers interact with their energy use. By combining the power of SaaS-based analytics with consumer-friendly web and mobile applications, Bidgely provides personalized and actionable insights that help customers save energy and enable utilities to build enduring customer relationships.

Team: Simon Chong, Emily Walsh

eSentire

eSentire is the leader in active threat protection solutions and services, and is the most comprehensive way to defend enterprises from advanced and never-before-seen cyber threats. eSentire’s flagship offering, Network Interceptor, challenges legacy security approaches, combining behavior-based analytics, immediate mitigation and actionable intelligence on a 24x7x365 basis.

Team: Nick Chen, Simon Chong, Hershel Harris, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya

FreshBooks

FreshBooks is the No. 1 cloud-based accounting solution designed exclusively for small service-based business owners. The company has helped more than 10 million users process billions of dollars through its easy-to-use invoicing, expense management and time tracking features. Based in Toronto, FreshBooks serves paying customers in 120 countries.

Team: Nick Chen, Simon Chong

Glooko

More than one million people trust Glooko to help manage their diabetes. Glooko’s FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant platform supports more than 6,000 providers in 27 countries and helps improve health outcomes using innovations in data analytics and artificial intelligence.

Team: Jason Brenier, Nick Chen, Simon Chong, Liliana Panic, Emily Walsh, Margaret Wu

Influitive

Influitive, the advocate marketing experts, is based in Toronto with offices in Boston, Palo Alto and San Francisco. Today’s buyers are increasingly leveraging their peers’ opinions and Influitive helps marketers tap into this force with its innovative AdvocateHub platform and Maven mobile app. By capturing the enthusiasm of their best customers, followers and evangelists, marketers gain direct support for their sales and marketing programs.

Team: Nick Chen, Simon Chong, Jon Prial

Razorsight

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.

ScribbleLive

Founded in 2008, ScribbleLive advances the content marketing industry with a complete content marketing and live publishing software platform powered by big data. The all-in-one SaaS solution combines predictive analytics with content workflow which includes planning, creation, distribution, measurement technologies to deliver an easy-to-use solution that significantly increases leads and customer engagement.

Team: Simon Chong, Hershel Harris, Madalin Mihailescu, Jane Podbelskaya, Margaret Wu

Sentient Science

Sentient Science is a trusted third party to the operators of rotating mechanical equipment like wind and gas turbines, providing materials science-based life predictions and life extension actions through its DigitalClone® Live software platform.

Team: Simon Chong, Emily Walsh, Margaret Wu

Terapeak

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.

Vision Critical

Vision Critical provides a cloud-based customer intelligence platform that allows companies to build engaged, secure communities of customers they can use continuously, across the enterprise, for ongoing, real-time feedback and insight. Designed for today’s always-on, social and mobile savvy customer, Vision Critical’s technology helps large, customer-centric enterprises discover what their customers want so they can deliver what they need.

Team: Nick Chen, Simon Chong, Madalin Mihailescu