Ross Ely is Senior Vice President of Portfolio Operations providing oversight and leadership of Skyview’s portfolio companies. He specializes in corporate carveouts and turnarounds and has experience in the enterprise software, retail technology and computer hardware industries. Mr. Ely has a strong track record of driving transformational strategies, revenue growth, operational improvements and cultural transformations.
Mr. Ely has over ten years of experience managing private equity-backed portfolio companies, including six years as CEO of portfolio companies owned by Marlin Equity Partners. While at Marlin, he led retail technology service providers ProLogic Redemption Solutions and ProLogic Retail Services through major turnarounds and successful exits. At ProLogic Redemption Solutions, Mr. Ely streamlined operations to reduce costs and implemented a comprehensive technology upgrade to modernize the infrastructure. At ProLogic Retail Services, he launched a new business development initiative that resulted in revenue growth after years of decline.
Mr. Ely also held prior leadership positions at Micron Computers as Executive VP of Sales and Marketing and at Apple as Director of Product Marketing for hardware and software products. He earned a BS in Electrical Engineering from Duke and an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management. Mr. Ely also is a Board Advisor for Health Care Solutions, Inc. and is an Executive Instructor in the Boise State University Executive MBA program. He resides with his family in Boise, ID.