Adrian Friend

Adrian Friend runs his private investment advisory management company, AF Partners AG. Its portfolio has included several technology-based ventures including UCMS Group, a $100m revenue independent call centre and billing company based in Australia, where he was a Co-Founder and which was sold to Aegis Group; Scala International; a pan European ERP company, where he also was a Co-Founder and which was first listed on Amsterdam Stock Exchange, and then sold to Epicor Inc.; Uproar Inc.; a $1bn market cap internet gaming business listed on NASDAQ, where he was a founding shareholder and which was sold to Vivendi; Fathom Technology; a Software Development outsourcing business based in Budapest/Hungary, where he was a Co-Founder and which was first merged with EPAM Inc., and  then listed on NASDAQ; Logmein Inc., a provider of software as a service and cloud-based remote connectivity services for collaboration, IT management and customer engagement, founded as 3amLabs in 2003, where he was a Co-Founder and which was listed on NASDAQ in 2009.

Prior to his private investment activities Mr. Friend was a principal and fund manager of a number of private equity funds and started his career at Citibank then Merrill Lynch.