Joined LLR

2019

Biography

Jim Murphy is a Managing Director at LLR Partners.  Jim has extensive experience in financial leadership and operational management for high-growth companies, experience he will use to support LLR’s portfolio companies as part of the LLR Value Creation Team.

Prior to joining LLR,  Jim was CFO & COO at Greensmith Energy Management Systems, a leading grid-scale Energy Storage provider where he was instrumental in its rapid growth and ultimate sale in 2017 to Wartsila for $175M.  Prior to Greensmith,  Jim was COO and CFO at DDC Advocacy, a leading provider of SaaS-based software and services to the government affairs industry.  DDC was sold to Omnicom in 2014.  Prior to DDC, Jim was EVP and CFO at Cybertrust, a global leader in information security software, services, and solutions with over 1,000 employees in 40 countries. Jim helped Cybertrust grow from $8M to over $200M in annual revenue.  Jim was instrumental in the sale of Cybertrust to Verizon in 2007 for ~$500M. Prior to Cybertrust, Jim held CFO positions at various private and publicly traded companies. In 2016, Jim was recognized as one of the Trending 40 – Top Tech CFO’s and in 2017 as the NVTC CFO of the year.

Education

California State University- East Bay (B.S.), University of California- Berkeley (M.B.A)