Jim Davidson is a Managing Director and former Managing Partner of Silver Lake, which he co-founded and built into one of the world’s largest and most successful investors in the global technology industries. Jim is also a co-founder of Katerra, which provides design, sourcing, manufacturing, supply chain and construction services. Jim is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Kandle, a new tech-enabled real estate investment platform, and co-heads Kandle’s Investment Committee. He has been an active technology industry advisor and investor for more than 35 years. Jim holds a B.S. from the University of Nebraska and a J.D. from the University of Michigan.