At SageCreek we thrive on helping businesses succeed. We’ve been through it all, and love rolling up our sleeves from day one. Alltogether, our partners have decades of experience across multiple industries.
We help early stage companies refine a business plan, align the product with the business, and establish go to market strategy.
We help you determine when to take the right funding, how to make investors a strategic partner, and how to execute worldwide.
SageCreek helps to drive revenue growth and increased profitability. We work with all of your “C-level” teams.
Greg Butterfield is former President and CEO of Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar integrator. Prior to Vivint he was Founder and Managing Partner of SageCreek Partners LLC. Before founding SageCreek Greg was the Group President, for Symantec’s ABU, Server and Storage business units ($4 B business P&L). Butterfield joined Symantec through the company’s acquisition of Altiris in April 2007. At Altiris, he most recently served as chairman of the board, president and CEO. Butterfield has more than 23 years of executive-level experience in the software industry. After joining Altiris in February 2000, he guided the company to eight consecutive years of revenue growth and profitability. In Butterfield’s first year with Altiris, annual revenues were $3 million; in 2007, annual revenues exceeded $300 million. Butterfield was the driving force behind eleven acquisitions and he successfully completed an IPO in 2002 in the face of a notable economic downturn. The IPO was followed in August of 2003 with a successful secondary offering. Prior to joining Altiris, he served as executive vice president of worldwide sales at Vinca Corporation where he increased revenue from $1.7 million to $24 million in less than three years and positioned the company to be sold to Legato Systems for $92 million in 1999. He also held executive level positions at Legato, Novell and WordPerfect Corporation. Butterfield was invited to the 2006 World Economic Forum as a Technology Pioneer. He was also the winner of the 2002 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award and served as the chairman of the board of the Utah Information Technology Association from 2003 to 2005. Butterfield received a bachelors of science in business administration, finance from Brigham Young University
is former Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer at Vivint Solar, a leading full-service residential solar integrator. His focus is to help the company align its product portfolio with go-to-market and business requirements. Dwain regularly works with accounts on detailed product plans and actively participates in customer and partner discussions to build a sales pipeline. Prior to Vivint Solar, Dwain worked at SageCreek launching new product lines and growing revenue to record levels. Dwain actively helped various SageCreek accounts complete strategic technology licensing, channel sales agreements, and find and train C-level executives. Before SageCreek, Dwain was Vice President at Symantec Corporation and was in charge of the collaboration architecture to ensure multiple Symantec products worked together. He was instrumental in Symantec’s successful adoption of the Altiris platform, where Dwain served as CTO for seven years and oversaw a development team that grew to over 500 people and an engineering budget in excess of $50M. His leadership of Altris’s product teams led to a large number of industry awards for the company. Earlier in his career, Dwain successfully started the company Computing Edge, which experienced greater than 40% growth each year for six years. The startup became a recognized leader in solutions that extended Microsoft’s management platform. Prior to Computing Edge, Dwain worked at Microsoft in the Operating System division. Dwain graduated summa cum laude with a degree in electrical and computer engineering from Brigham Young University.
is former Senior Vice President of Business Development at Vivint Solar, the second largest residential solar integrator in the United States. In this position, Jan is responsible for the expansion of business partnerships and channels and for overseeing the company’s growth into new solar verticals. As a technology entrepreneur with over 25 years of executive experience in the industry, Jan has a keen eye for technologies and teams that have the potential for greatness. Jan has held executive level positions with multi-billion dollar companies as well as small start-up ventures. Prior to Vivint, he was a partner at SageCreek Partners, a business consulting rm focused on helping earlier stage companies grow revenues, develop partnerships, and secure funding. Jan also founded two different companies: KeyLabs, Inc., and Altris, Inc. KeyLabs was an independent software testing and veri cation company that he sold to Exodus Communications for $42 million. Altiris was a systems management company that took advantage of a revolutionary software delivery technology developed at KeyLabs. Altiris went on to complete a public offering in 2002 and was eventually purchased by Symantec Corporation for more than $1 billion. Before founding his own companies, Jan started his career as a software engineer with Novell. He was instrumental in building the software testing methodology for the company and went on to be promoted to Executive Vice President of the NetWare Systems group responsible for product development and marketing of the $1 billion business unit. Jan Newman holds a BA in French and a BS in computer science.
is former VP of commercial and industrial at Vivint Solar. Brad’s background includes experience as a CEO, entrepreneur, Fortune Global 500 executive , and management consultant. Previously, Brad was the CEO of Fuse Mobile, a venture-backed wireless startup. He led the company from creation of the initial strategic plan, through venture funding, to 20MM in annual revenue and finally through the exit in 2008. From 1998-2005 Brad was an Executive Director at Deutsche Telekom (T-Mobile USA) where he ran a business unit with 2,000 employees and annual revenue in excess of 500MM. Brad was a four-year scholarship student in chemistry at the University of Utah. He lives in Utah with his wife and their son, Jack. Outside of the office, Brad enjoys hiking, climbing and fly-fishing.
is former Chief of Staff to Greg Butterfield at Vivint Solar, a publically traded solar company. Prior to Vivint Solar he was the Vice President of Clarke Capital partners, a growth equity and alternatives fund were he lead M&A and client relationships. While at Clarke Cameron oversaw bus dev and capital raises for several portfolio companies. Prior to Clarke, he was a VP with Crewe Capital, where he advised family offices on alternative investments. Cameron worked as an associate for Axxcess Capital were he assisted alternative investment funds raise capital. In 2009 Cameron joined Citigroup’s headquarters in New York City working with then CFO Gary Crittenden during the financial crises that many of the financial institutions were currently involved.
Cameron has a BA in Economics from Brigham Young University. He also has his Series 7 and 66 licenses.