Bridge Growth Partners Appoints Prosper Vignone as Senior Advisor

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Bridge Growth Partners, LLC, a leading technology investment firm, today announced that it has appointed Prosper Vignone as a Senior Advisor. Mr. Vignone has 27 years of global experience in the technology sector, including more than two decades with IBM where he served as Vice President of Corporate Development and Business Development. Mr. Vignone will bring his expertise in corporate strategy and development, mergers and acquisitions, integration, and his understanding of technology trends to support Bridge Growth’s portfolio companies and the due diligence of prospective investments.

Mr. Vignone joins Bridge Growth’s dedicated team of senior advisors and executive partners, including other former senior executives from IBM such as Steve Mills, former Executive Vice President of IBM Software and Systems and current Board Director at Bridge Growth portfolio companies Solace and Syniti, and Danny Sabbah, former Chief Technology Officer and General Manager of IBM Cloud and NextGen Computing. Mr. Mills, Mr. Sabbah and Mr. Vignone have a longstanding relationship collaborating at IBM. Mr. Vignone most recently worked in the private equity industry as a Principal at Siris Capital Group.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Prosper to our integrated and highly experienced team of investors and executives,” said Alok Singh, CEO of Bridge Growth Partners. “Prosper’s many years of experience in corporate development and business development at IBM will be invaluable as we invest in and develop our technology businesses and position them for long-term growth and strategic value. At Bridge Growth, we’ve gotten to know Prosper well over the past year, working with him on multiple projects. We look forward to benefiting from his strong industry expertise, extensive network and business judgment as we capitalize on the significant opportunities we see ahead for the firm.”

“Bridge Growth has established a sterling reputation as a strong, responsible and enduring technology investment firm with the proven expertise to help companies develop to their full potential,” said Mr. Vignone. “With technology poised to continue transforming all industries, I am eager to drive further success for our portfolio and investors by leveraging Bridge Growth’s experienced team and world class platform.”

About Prosper Vignone

Mr. Vignone brings 27 years of global experience in the technology sector. He most recently held the position of Principal at Siris Capital Group. Prior, he held numerous senior leadership positions and worked on over 70 completed M&A transactions throughout the course of his more than two-decade long career at IBM. He last served as Vice President and Head of Business Development for IBM Global Markets. Previously, he was Vice President and Head of Business Development for IBM’s $18 billion Cognitive Solutions segment and public cloud business. Prior, Mr. Vignone oversaw global M&A strategy, M&A transaction execution and VC investing activities across IBM while serving as IBM’s Vice President of M&A Strategy, Investments and Operations after beginning his career in finance and accounting.

Mr. Vignone holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Connecticut and Master of Business Administration from the Yale School of Management.

About Bridge Growth Partners

Bridge Growth Partners, LLC is a private equity firm that targets investments in the technology and technology-enabled services sectors. Bridge Growth Partners brings together in one team premier investment, financial, strategic and operating business building talent. The firm is committed to relationship-based investing, with a focus on supporting growth, operational excellence and world-class governance at its portfolio companies to create value for investors. For more information about Bridge Growth Partners, please visit