The Lancer Group places Mandira Mehra as CMO of MRI Software (backed by GI Partners)

CLEVELAND, OH – The Lancer Group places Mandira Mehra as Chief Marketing Officer of MRI Software, leading provider of innovative software solutions for the global real estate industry. MRI Software is backed by GI Partners, a leading alternative investment manager active in Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail & Leisure, and Business & Financial Services.

In this new role, Mandira will report directly to the CEO and will be responsible for drivingthe firm’s marketing strategy and operations on a global basis. Mandira brings to MRI Software over 15 years of experience leading technology marketing organizations in private and public company environments, from start-up to global Fortune 500.

Most recently, Mandira served as Senior Vice President, Marketing at Internap (NASDAQ: INAP; LTM Rev: $313M), an Atlanta-based global internet infrastructure provider where she executed a new brand strategy and built multi-channel demand generation programs tosupport the company’s strategic business transformation.

Prior to Internap, Mandira was Vice President of Marketing Communications at Ericsson (OM: ERIC B; LTM Rev: $26.4B), multinational networking and telecommunications equipment and services provider, where she managed the global marketing program forthe company’s television business unit.

Mandira’s earlier career includes serving as Vice President of Marketing and Strategy for GoldPocket Interactive, a Los Angeles-based digital media technology start-up. She began her career as a strategy consultant at Monitor Company.

Mandira holds a Master’s degree from Harvard University and a B.A. from Williams College.

About The Lancer Group
The Lancer Group is a leading retained executive search firm that is trusted by private equity firms, their portfolio companies and public corporations to deliver high-impact leaders. The firm specializes in board-driven search mandates including CEOs, CFOs, C-suite executives and board directors as well as private equity investment professionals and operating partners. The Lancer Group has provided strategic counsel to clients across a range of industries and has particular expertise in technology, industrial, energy, healthcare and consumer markets.

With relationships at over 50 of the top 100 private equity firms, The Lancer Group provides a range of pre-deal private equity advisory services beyond traditional executive search. These services include deal origination, diligence support and introductions to “backable” executives.

Founded in 1998, The Lancer Group is privately held and operates from offices across North America and Australia (

About MRI Software
MRI Software LLC is a leading provider of innovative software solutions for the global real estate industry. MRI delivers a comprehensive and truly configurable solution, from property-level management and accounting to the most complex, long-range financial modeling and analytics for both the commercial and multifamily real estate markets. As a leading provider of real estate enterprise software applications and hosted solutions, MRI leverages 45 years of business experience to develop long-term successful relationships with its clients. Founded in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A., the company has offices in Atlanta, Toronto, London, Sydney, Singapore, and Hong Kong.

About GI Partners
Founded in 2001, GI Partners is a leading alternative investment firm based in San Francisco. The firm currently manages over $12 billion in capital commitments through private equity and real estate strategies for recognized institutional investors across theglobe. GI Partners’ private equity team is active in a number of key sectors, includingTechnology, Media & Telecommunications, Healthcare, Retail & Leisure, and Business & Financial Services.

Firm Contacts
Scott Dunklee
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2860

Michael Misiaszek
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2868

Liliana Corona
(858) 551-1001 Ext. 2874