As an Executive-in-Residence at Summit Partners, Shayne works alongside Summit’s Growth Products & Services team to identify high-growth companies in the business services sector, with a specific focus on technology-enabled services businesses.
Shayne is a seasoned executive who has held a variety of senior leadership roles at a number of B2B software and services companies. He is a global operator who has significant experience with M&A and corporate venture transactions, as well as with managing sales, marketing and product development teams across a variety of end markets.
Most recently, Shayne served as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Strategy and Operations at BMC Software, where he focused on developing and supporting the company’s strategic multi-cloud management narrative through both organic and inorganic innovation. From 2014 to 2018, Shayne managed the Performance and Analytics business unit at BMC, first as Vice President of Products and Marketing and later as President of the division.
Prior to joining BMC, Shayne served as President and CEO of Symplified, a venture-backed Identity-Management-as-a-Service (IDMaaS) provider, which was acquired by RSA, the Security Division of EMC, in 2014. Prior to Symplified, Shayne was a Senior Vice President at Quest Software, a global provider of IT management software. During his tenure at Quest, Shayne held a number of senior executive positions in business development, product marketing and product management prior to the company’s acquisition by Dell in 2012. Prior to Quest, Shayne served as Vice President of Marketing at DataSynapse, a leading provider of enterprise grid and cloud computing software, which was acquired by TIBCO Software in 2009.
Shayne currently serves on the board of vChain, a Houston-based startup that has developed a next-generation platform for code signing and verification. From 2011 to 2016, he served on the board of Summit Partners portfolio company Jamf, a global provider of systems and mobile device management software for Apple platforms. Shayne holds a BBA in Computer Information Systems from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor in Texas.