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Since 1983, Battery has been investing in technology and innovation worldwide. The firm partners with entrepreneurs
and management teams across technology sectors, geographies and stages of a company's life, from start-up and
expansion financing, to growth equity and buyouts. Battery has supported many breakthrough companies around the world,
including: Airespace (acquired by Cisco), Akamai Technologies (NASDAQ: AKAM), BladeLogic (acquired by BMC), Cbeyond
(NASDAQ: CBEY), LIFFE (acquired by Euronext), MaxLinear (NYSE: MXL), MetroPCS (NYSE: PCS) and Neoteris (acquired by
Netscreen). Its current portfolio includes firms such as Angie's List, Bazaarvoice, Blue Kai, Exact Target,
GreenBytes, Groupon, Jelli, ITA Software, Modular Wind Energy, Opscode, SafetyWeb, Smooth-Stone and VSS Monitoring.
From offices in Boston, Silicon Valley and Israel, Battery manages nearly $4B in committed capital, including its
current fund of $750M. For more information, visit www.battery.com
Murat joined Battery in 2007 as a Senior Associate focusing on investments in communications infrastructure and enabling technologies. Prior to joining Battery, Murat worked at Mercury Computer Systems where he was responsible for growing Mercury's share in the communications market by managing the development of innovative communications systems and infrastructure solutions. Murat also worked in the financial services group, where he helped investment banks improve the performance of program trading and derivatives pricing applications. Previously, he worked as a software engineer at Intra Information Technologies, a startup company that developed GSM-based mobile transaction devices for financial institutions.
Murat currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Software Defined Radio Forum, an international telecom trade association. He holds an M.B.A, summa cum laude, from the Olin Graduate School of Business at Babson College and an M.S.E.E from Northeastern University.
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