Simplexity
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Our Team

OUR TEAM

 

PARTNER

Cliff Boro

Clifford Boro is a General Partner of Simplexity Holdings. Prior to Entry Ventures Group. Cliff was the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the Team Group, Co-Founder and CEO of Zui.com (sold to Saban Capital), Co-Founder of CVT Ventures, Chairman and CEO of Infogate (sold to AOL Time Warner). Cliff currently serves as the Chairman of 1AppWorks. Cliff is a very-experienced venture-backed CEO, Founder, investor and entrepreneurial catalyst. He has helped over a dozen companies from founding to exit, including serving as the Founding Chairman of Say Media and mSnap. For his work at Zui.com, Cliff was named a Champion of Change by the White House. Cliff began his career working in the hedge fund industry and worked at both Steinhardt Partners and Soros Fund Management. In his free time, Cliff loves to spend time sailing and boating and performing amateur improvisational comedy. Cliff serves as a Board member of the San Diego Performing Arts League and as a Board Member of Temple Beth El in La Jolla.

PARTNER

Tom Broadhead

Tom Broadhead is a General Partner of Simplexity Holdings.  Tom has over 25 years of finance, operations, start up, and investment experience.  Prior to Entry Ventures Group, Tom was the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the Team Group, Co-Founder and COO/CFO of Zui.com (sold to Saban Capital), Co-Founder of CVT Ventures, and CFO/COO for Infogate (sold to AOL Time Warner. Tom is a very-experienced venture-backed CFO/COO and has served that capacity for many portfolio companies including 1Appworks, 6Sense, Chatmeter, Dealstruck, LoanHero, Say Media, mSnap, Kennedy Western, and Luxology. Tom began his career at E&Y and has held numerous senior finance positions at both public and private companies.  In his free time, Tom loves to spend time with his wife and 3 kids, enjoys mountain biking and running, can often be found at the gym, and has been known to cheer wildly for the San Diego Chargers and Los Angeles Kings.


PARTNER

Frederick Morrison

Frederick is a General Partner of Simplexity Holdings and a co-founder of Simplexity. He started his entrepreneurial journey in the Financial systems and IT field that resulted in the IPO of his company on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.  During this time, the company was recognized as the third fasted growing company in South Africa.As CEO he was actively involved in the acquisitions and growth of the group and was constantly involved in the strategy to unlock potential of these companies.In the years following the IPO Frederick also founded numerous companies and was actively involved the formation and operation of the Superior Aviation Group.In the last few years Frederick was exclusively involved in the Fintech space. This development included Financial ERP solutions, Financial Collection, and Mobile Banking platforms. The focus was on scaling and process automation for these Fintech solutions, a skill well applied in his role as CEO of Simplexity.Frederick completed his degree in Computer Science at the North West University (South Africa).


PARTNER

Raymond Watt

Raymond Watt has successfully started and sold numerous technology companies and has a 20-year plus experience in in both Software Development and Enterprise System Outsourcing.  Previously, Mr. Watt served as the Chief Technical Officer of EOH Oracle Services, a group within the largest Information Technology firm listed on the South African Stock Exchange. He has served on the board of Braingear AG, a medical-device focused biotech companies, as well as GRI Bio, a San Diego based pharmaceutical company.  Mr. Watt received his B.Sc. in Computer Science from NorthWest University and a MBA in Information technology from Bond University in Australia. Mr. Watt is an active member of the Coastal San Diego chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and currently serves as their Chapter Chair.


VENTURE PARTNER

Stephen Mack

Stephen K. Mack is an independent technology consultant. With his family, Stephen is involved in a number of startups reflecting his passion for green-tech, mobile apps, computer graphics, and theater. He serves on the boards of the FarmOn! Foundation, which promotes next-generation farm education and collaboration with local New York farmers, and Friends of the High Line. Stephen graduated from Emory University with a degree in Mathematics, however, he ended up working in corporate branding, advertising, and 3D animation for television and computer gaming. He lives in Manhattan with his partner, Brian.


VENTURE PARTNER

Erik Nierenberg

Erik currently sits on the Board of Litmus Software and is an advisor to numerous start-ups including 6Sense, Datafox, 1app, and Kelvin Inc. He was most recently the Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise at Lynda.com through its recent acquisition by LinkedIn for $1.5B. In that role, Erik lead the company’s strategy and functions across sales, marketing, product, partnerships, and operations for the corporate, academic, and government market segments. From 2008 to 2014, Erik served in several leadership roles at Salesforce.com, the world’s #1 CRM company. He worked across sales, marketing, business development, product management, and the overall Salesforce.com corporate strategy - with a constant focus on driving user growth, revenue, demand generation, product leadership, and customer success. Prior to Salesforce.com, Erik was a venture capitalist working with management and at the board level with early-stage technology companies. He also worked for five years at Bain & Company, where he led growth strategy, operations, and marketing initiatives in the technology, media, consumer products, private equity, and retail industries. Erik has spoken on entrepreneurship and corporate strategy at Stanford Graduate School of Business, Pomona College, and the Rady School at UC San Diego.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Pomona College and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Philanthropy is a core value for Erik, who was part of the initial team at The Bridgespan Group and currently sits on the Advisory Board of Aspire East Palo Alto Charter School & Phoenix Academy.


SPECIAL ADVISOR

Tyson McDowell

As President of Avadyne Health, one of the 10 largest revenue cycle management firms in the country specializing in workflow software and revenue cycle outsource services, Tyson is passionate about bringing innovation to healthcare revenue cycle. His experience spans health system strategy, medical banking, entrepreneurship and business strategy. He speaks nationally about innovation in health reform, consumer expectations on the Integrated Delivery Network, consumerism in healthcare, entrepreneurship and steps to partner with patients in value-based-care. Tyson is the founding architect of Avadyne’s Workflow Software and is versed in revenue cycle analysis, algorithm development, and process development. Prior to Avadyne, he was CEO and Co-Founder of Benchmark Revenue Management. He is also Chairman of the Medical Banking and Financial Systems Committee for HIMSS. Committed to mentoring, he’s a passionate educator at the Founder’s Institute in support of San Diego entrepreneurs.