Kevin Kemmerer brings 30 years of software expertise to Brightly. He joined as an Operating Executive in early 2020 and was named CEO of Brightly, formerly Dude Solutions, in July of the same year. Kevin sits on the board of Symplr, a Healthcare Compliance + Credentialing company and volunteers with the Ben Franklin Technology Partners in Philadelphia, a non-profit organization focused on job creation. Kevin began his career as a software developer in the financial services industry and moved on to be a Management Consultant at Deloitte Consulting and a Mergers & Acquisitions executive at Broadview (now Jefferies, Inc.). Kevin helped launch Kennet Capital in the US, Broadview’s growth-stage venture capital fund. Later in his career, Kevin served as EVP and Managing Director of Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE) and as an Executive-In-Residence at Warburg Pincus where he focused on healthcare IT investments. Prior to joining Brightly, he was EVP of Product at iPipeline, a SaaS software company focused on the insurance market. As a member of Clearlake Capital’s Executive Council, Kevin works with the executives of Clearlake’s software portfolio companies to improve performance and unlock value in their companies.
Kevin holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, and a BE in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Vanderbilt University.