Ashutosh Agrawal

Managing Director

Ashu helps lead TA’s investments in technology and technology-enabled services companies in North America.

Ashu has been a technology private equity investor since 2001 and has been an active investor in a number of application, infrastructure, security, and vertical-market software and systems companies.

Career Highlights

  • Deep domain experience in most sub-sectors of technology
  • Expertise across transaction types having sponsored multiple investments in each of the following categories - minority investments in founder-run companies, buyouts of founder-owned companies, public to private transactions, corporate divisional carve-outs and recapitalization of venture capital / private equity owned companies
  • Actively served on the boards of 12 technology companies in the last decade
  • Assisted portfolio companies with organic growth initiatives, accretive strategic acquisitions, material divestitures and capital markets financing / recapitalization transactions

Former Experience

  • Francisco Partners – Principal
  • Goldman, Sachs & Co. – Investment Banking

Education

  • Harvard Business School – MBA with High Distinction (Baker Scholar)
  • Cornell University – MEng, Operations Research and Industrial Engineering
  • Cornell University – BS, summa cum laude, Computer Science

Board Representation

Current

  • Idera
  • Maintenance Connection
  • Mitratech

Former

  • Bomgar
  • Prometheus Group
  • Viewpoint
  • Prior to TA: EF Johnson Technologies, Grass Valley, Mincom, Primavera Systems and WatchGuard Technologies

Other

  • Reading Partners, Silicon Valley

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