Michael Clifton was named to the Board of Directors in 2019 and brings nearly two decades of experience in the technology industry, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets. He currently serves as a Principal in The Carlyle Group’s global Technology, Media & Telecom Buyout Group, and his focus is on investing in technology businesses relevant across Syniverse’s portfolio of solutions, including software, mobile communications, and cyber security companies. Mr. Clifton also is a member of the Board of Directors for ProKarma and Ampere Computing, and he was previously a director for Veritas Technologies. Prior to joining Carlyle, he had experience in private equity and investment banking. Mr. Clifton holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and a bachelor’s degree from Davidson College.