Successful Placement: Marlin Equity Partners – Operating Executive – ON Partners

Nov 21, 2019


Marlin Equity Partners is a global investment firm with over $6.7 billion of capital under management that is focused on providing corporate parents, shareholders and other stakeholders with tailored solutions that meet their business and liquidity needs.

Mr. Taussig joins the team as an Operating Executive in Marlin Operations Group, Inc., focused on conducting operational due diligence and providing operational support to portfolio companies across the software and technology sectors.

Mr. Taussig has over 35 years of experience in the technology industry. Previously, he served as the President and CEO of Apptimize, Inc., a leader in mobile A/B software testing, which he sold to Airship (formerly Urban Airship) in August 2019.  Prior thereto, he served as the President and CEO of ThreatMetrix, a leading global digital identity company, which he joined pre-product and grew to over $120 million in recurring revenue and later sold to Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions. Additionally, he was the founding President and CEO of Callidus Cloud, a leading global provider of incentive compensation management software, which he led from pre-product to an IPO in 2003. Mr. Taussig earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Arizona.

Members of the Operations Group assist Marlin in its operational due diligence, financing and other transactional support for prospective and consummated transactions and in its post-closing operating and other initiatives for portfolio companies, including manufacturing, sales, marketing, finance, tax, technology, debt and equity financing, legal, real estate/facilities management, human resources, acquisition integration and other services. Operations Group members are either employees of Marlin Operations Group, Inc., an exclusive consulting firm affiliated with Marlin Management Company, LLC, or independent contractors, and are not employees of Marlin Management Company, LLC.

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