Barber, Paul

Paul Barber

Managing General Partner

San Diego  |  858-362-9881  |  Email  |  Linkedin

Paul joined JMI Equity in 1998 and is co-managing general partner of the firm. He has been working with software companies for more than 25 years. Paul has served on over 20 private, public, and nonprofit boards. He is currently a director of Applied Systems, Healthx, Innovative Interfaces, and Kronos, and supports the firm’s investment in Ultimate Software. Paul served as Chairman of the Board of ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW) from its original funding in 2005 until 2016. Prior to joining JMI, Paul was a managing director and head of the software investment banking practice at Alex. Brown. He also worked in product marketing at Microsoft and in investment banking at Merrill Lynch & Co. Paul is a former member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees.

ASSISTANT: Kelly Kilman


Stanford University, AB in Economics
Harvard Business School, MBA