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Mr. Jim Davidson

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Managing Partner and Managing Dir...

Silver Lake Partners
2725 Sand Hill Road Suite 150
Menlo Park, California 94025
United States

Company Description: Silver Lake Sumeru - the middle-market investment group of Silver Lake - is a global leader in private equity investments in middle-market, growth-oriented...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • J.D.
    University of Michigan
  • B.S.
    University of Nebraska
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Jim ...
www.virtualinstruments.com, 14 Nov 2014 [cached]
Jim Davidson
Jim Davidson is Co-CEO of Silver Lake, which he co-founded in 1999. He has been an active advisor to and investor in the technology industries for more than 25 years. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Davidson was a Managing Director at Hambrecht & Quist, a technology-focused investment bank and venture capital firm (now part of JP Morgan Chase & Co., "H&Q"). Mr. Davidson managed several businesses at H&Q, including the Technology Investment Banking business and the Mergers and Acquisitions business. Prior to H&Q, Mr. Davidson was a corporate-securities attorney for Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro. Mr. Davidson serves on the boards of Skype Limited, Flextronics International Ltd. and Avago Technologies Limited. Previously, he was a director of Seagate. Mr. Davidson also serves on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations. He holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.
Silver Lake - Team
www.silverlake.com, 5 Nov 2014 [cached]
Jim Davidson
Co-Founder, Managing Partner and Managing Director
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Jim Davidson is a Managing Partner and Managing Director of Silver Lake, which he co-founded in 1999. He currently serves as Chairman of the Managing Partners Committee of Silver Lake and on the Investment Committees of several Silver Lake funds. Mr. Davidson has been an active advisor to and investor in the technology industries for more than 25 years. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Davidson was a Managing Director at Hambrecht & Quist, a technology-focused investment bank and venture capital firm (now part of J.P. Morgan Chase & Co., "H&Q"). Mr. Davidson managed several businesses at H&Q, including the Technology Investment Banking business and the Mergers and Acquisitions business. Prior to H&Q, he was a corporate securities attorney for Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro. Mr. Davidson currently serves on the board of SMART Modular Technologies (WWH), and was previously a director of Avago Technologies, Flextronics International, Seagate Technology, and Skype, among other companies. Mr. Davidson is an active "angel investor" and advisor to several private technology companies. He also serves on the boards of a number of non-profit organizations including the University of California, Berkeley Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology, the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science & Management, and the U.S. Olympic Foundation Board of Trustees. Mr. Davidson holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.
Mr. Watkins, Mr. Pope, Mr. Hudson, ...
www.sec.gov, 1 Aug 2005 [cached]
Mr. Watkins, Mr. Pope, Mr. Hudson, Mr. Coulter, Mr. Davidson, Mr. Hutchins and Mr. Marquardt hold the same position at New SAC, our largest shareholder, except that Mr. Luczo serves as the chief executive officer, and is a director, of New SAC.
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James A. Davidson
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Mr. Davidson became a member of our board of directors in November 2000.Mr. Davidson is a managing member of Silver Lake Partners, a private equity investment firm he co-founded in 1999.From June 1990 to November 1998, Mr. Davidson was an investment banker with Hambrecht & Quist LLC, most recently serving as a Managing Director and Head of Technology Investment Banking.He is also a member of the board of directors of Flextronics International Ltd and a number of private companies including New SAC.
Davidson, Hutchins and ...
www.sec.gov, 7 Oct 2003 [cached]
Davidson, Hutchins and Zander, and Texas Pacific Group has designated Messrs.
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If you submit a proxy designating Donald E. Kiernan, James A. Davidson and Stephen J. Luczo as your proxies but you do not indicate how your shares should be voted, then your shares will be voted in favor of the appointment of all of the nominees.
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James A. Davidson
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Mr. Davidson became a member of our Board of Directors on the closing of the November 2000 transactions.Mr. Davidson is a founder and principal of Silver Lake Partners, a private equity firm.From June 1990 to November 1998, Mr. Davidson was an investment banker with Hambrecht & Quist LLC, most recently serving as a Managing Director and Head of Technology Investment Banking.He is also a member of the board of directors of Enterasys Networks, Inc. and Flextronics International Ltd.
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Davidson, Bonderman and Marquardt currently serve as the members of the Compensation Committee.
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Mr. Davidson currently serves as the Chairman of this committee.
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James A. Davidson, Chairman
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James A. Davidson(18)
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Luczo, Watkins, Bonderman, Coulter, Davidson, Hutchins and Marquardt, in their capacities as directors of New SAC, may be deemed to have shared voting or dispositive power over the 282,500,000 common shares held by New SAC.
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The shareholders of Silver Lake (Offshore) AIV GP LTD are James A. Davidson, Glenn H. Hutchins, Edward J. Zander, David J. Roux, Integral Capital Partners SLP LLC and Alan Austin.
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Davidson, Hutchins and Zander are (a) shareholders and directors of Silver Lake (Offshore) AIV GP LTD, which is the sole general partner of Silver Lake Technology Associates Cayman, L.P. and Silver Lake Technology Investors Cayman, L.P. Silver Lake Technology Associates Cayman, L.P. is the sole general partner of each of Silver Lake Partners Cayman, L.P. and Silver Lake Investors Cayman, L.P., which we refer to as the Silver Lake funds, which together with Silver Lake Technology Investors Cayman, L.P. own shares of New SAC and (b) limited partners of Silver Lake Technology Associates Cayman, L.P.
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Davidson and Hutchins are founders and principals of Silver Lake Partners, L.P., an affiliate of each of the Silver Lake funds.
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Davidson, Hutchins and Zander may be deemed to share beneficial ownership of the shares owned by the Silver Lake funds.
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Does not include the 282,500,000 common shares beneficially owned by New SAC, over which Mr. Davidson may be deemed, in his capacity as a director of New SAC, to have shared voting or dispositive power.Mr. Davidson disclaims this beneficial ownership.
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Bonderman, Coulter, Davidson, Hutchins, Luczo, Marquardt and Watkins may be deemed, in his capacity as a director of New SAC, to have shared voting or dispositive power.
Flextronics - Corporate Governance - Board of Directors
investors.flextronics.com, 6 July 2013 [cached]
James A. Davidson
Mr. Davidson has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2003. He is a Co-founder and Managing Director of Silver Lake, a private equity investment firm. Mr. Davidson also serves on the boards of a number of private companies. From 1990 to 1998, he was an investment banker with Hambrecht & Quist, most recently serving as Managing Director and Head of Technology Investment Banking. From 1984 to 1990, Mr. Davidson was a corporate and securities lawyer with Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro.
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