Griff Norville

Head of Cobalt LP

Griff is a Managing Director at Hamilton Lane, where he heads the firm’s Cobalt LP business and co-heads the integration of the firm’s monitoring & reporting and related advisory activities.  In addition, Griff focuses on data and technology initiatives including strategic investments and partnerships. 

Griff was previously a senior member of Hamilton Lane’s Research team, where he was responsible for leveraging data to assess market trends and advise clients on investment and portfolio construction strategy. Prior to Hamilton Lane, Griff worked with Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Strategic Capital group. He began his career as a management consultant with Pace Harmon, where he focused on providing M&A and transaction support to Fortune 500, middle market, and financial sponsor clients.   

Griff received an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia.

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2019: The Year of Data & Technology

In this video, Principal Griff Norville explains why 2019 is the opportune time to implement some data and technology changes that will positively impact your organization for this year and beyond.

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New Year’s Resolution: New Year, New Data & Technology

The arrival of a new year presents each of us with an opportunity to consider change. With the books closed on 2018 and a new year just underway, we suggest that this may be an opportune time to make some changes that will positively impact your organization in 2019 and beyond.

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