Marc Laplante, Founder and Chairman of the Board, Intentsify
Marc Laplante is the CEO of Intentsify. A recognized industry leader with more than two decades of experience in the B2B marketing and tech space, Marc spent 13 years at TechTarget helping it grow from a startup to a publicly traded company. He left in 2012 to co-found Prelytix, a pioneer in the predictive analytics space and the first vendor that enabled organizations to see intent signals across thousands of different publishers. After selling Prelytix to MRP in 2015, Marc co-founded Intentsify in 2018 to help make intent data more actionable and impactful for revenue-generating teams.
Mike Kelly, Founder, Intentsify
Mike Kelly is the President and Co-Founder of Intentsify. Prior to Intentsify, Mike spent 13 years at TechTarget, helping it grow from a startup to a publicly traded company. In 2012, Mike and Marc Laplante co-founded Prelytix—a first-mover in the predictive analytics tech category. Prelytix was later acquired by First Derivatives PLC/MRP in 2015.
During his 20-year career in the B2B marketing and technology space, Mike has established several leading demand generation and technology brands. He currently resides in Mendon, MA, with his wife Michelle and their four children, Chloe, Brayden, Chase, and Colton.
Justin Harrison, Managing Partner, BV Investment Partners
Justin joined BV Investment Partners in 1999 as an Associate and has more than 21 years of investment banking and principal investing experience. He is a member of the Investment and Valuation Committees. Previously, Justin was an Analyst and Associate with JP Morgan Securities (formerly, Chase Securities). Justin earned his B.A. in Economics from Middlebury College in 1995.
John Batter, Principal, BV Investment Partners
John joined BV Investment Partners in September 2020 as a Vice President. Previously, he was a Senior Associate at Onex Partners and a Case Team Leader with The Parthenon Group’s Private Equity Practice. Prior to that, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at Deutsche Bank. John earned his A.B. in Economics from Harvard College in 2011 and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 2015, where he was a Baker Scholar.
Eric Ahlgren, Managing Director, BV Investment Partners
Eric joined BV Investment Partners in December 2019 as a Principal. Previously, he was a Vice President at Great Hill Partners and a Vice President at Bessemer Venture Partners, after being promoted from Senior Associate. Prior to that, he was an Associate with Summit Partners and an Analyst with Bear, Stearns & Co., Inc. in the Structured Transactions Group. Eric earned his B.A. in English from Colgate University in 2004 and his M.B.A. from The Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2013.