Greg actively helps numerous accounts better execute on on a variety of operational and corporate strategy areas. Greg uses his experience as a private and public company CEO to help companies with their go to market, recruiting, finance, and strategic business development initiatives. Greg also sits on the board of directors of multiple SageCreek Partners accounts. Over the past few years, Greg has been instrumental in helping various accounts receive additional financing, recruit and train multiple C-level executives, execute both strategic upstream and downstream acquisitions. In 2010 Greg was instrumental in driving revenue growth and shareholder value including multiple clients’ exits.
Before founding SageCreek Greg was the Group President of the Altiris and Server and Storage business units for Symantec. 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 overseeing growth in revenue from $3M to over $250M. 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.