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Gregory F. Back

Managing Director

Mr. Back is an experienced venture capital and private equity investor with expertise in technology and technology-enabled businesses and investment experience across the lifecycle of the enterprise, from early stage through buyout.

Prior to forming 280 Capital, Mr. Back served as a Managing Director at Warburg Pincus LLC and a General Partner of a number of its funds. At Warburg, Mr. Back led the application software practice and was also an active investor in data-intensive and Internet-based business models and technology-enabled services.

During his tenure at Warburg, Mr. Back led or co-led investments totaling nearly three quarters of a billion dollars of equity capital, with the majority between $20 million and $100 million in equity, and served on the boards of ten companies. His transaction experience includes buyouts; expansion/growth; traditional minority venture; control venture; equity recapitalization; corporate spinouts; public to private; bank, bond, and second lien leverage; initial public offering; strategic sale; and numerous portfolio company acquisitions.

Previously, Mr. Back was Executive Vice President, Corporate Planning & Business Development, at InfoUSA, a publicly traded marketing information services company. Prior to that, he was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company.

Mr. Back graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and holds an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar.

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