Jason has served as a member of our Board of Directors since September 2013. He has been a Managing Director of Sumeru Equity Partners, a private equity firm, since March 2014. Previously, Jason was a Principal for Silver Lake Sumeru, a middle-market investment group of Silver Lake, a global private equity firm and one of BlackLine’s historical investors. From August 2008 to July 2011, Jason was with Symphony Technology Group, a private equity firm, and from July 2004 to August 2006, served as a Senior Manager for Life Technologies, a biotech company. From February 2001 to March 2004, Jason was Director of Engineering for Angstron Systems, a nano-deposition technology company acquired by Novellus. Prior to that, he was a Venture Capital Associate for The Spark Group, a technology-focused investment group. Jason holds an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, an M.S. in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.