, General Partner
Carter is a Partner at Updata Partners in the Reston, Virginia office and joined the firm in early 2005.
Prior to joining Updata Partners, Carter co-founded Brivo Systems in 1999 and served as Chairman and CEO until selling the company to a unit of Duchossois Enterprises Group in December 2004.
pioneered the software-as-a-service model in the physical security market by introducing the first-ever on-demand system for facility access control.
tenure at Brivo
raised over $30 million in multiple rounds of equity and debt financing from venture capitalists, strategic partners and angel investors.
Before starting Brivo Systems, Carter spent four years as a Senior Vice President at Kaiser Associates, where he advised Fortune 500 clients on competitive positioning and new-market entry strategies.
Earlier in his career, Carter worked in London for the Coca-Cola Company and held positions at American Management Systems and Arthur Andersen.
Carter holds a B.S. in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an M.B.A. in finance and marketing from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.