Hythem T. El‑Nazer

Managing Director

Hythem helps to lead TA’s investments in software and other technology companies in North America.

Hythem joined TA in 2004 and has more than 12 years of private equity experience. While at TA, he has been involved in over a dozen investments totaling more than $15 billion in enterprise value. These investments have been in North America, Europe, India and the Middle East. Hythem has deep domain expertise across both vertical and infrastructure software and communications infrastructure platforms. He has partnered with founders and management teams with an aim to accelerate organic growth and transform businesses through acquisitions.

Career Highlights

  • Sponsored more than a dozen investments
  • Originated or enabled more than 20 add-on acquisitions for portfolio companies
  • Has been involved with four public companies

Former Experience

  • McKinsey & Company
  • Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette


  • Columbia Business School – MBA
  • Brown University – AB Economics
  • London School of Economics – General Course

Board Representation


  • Gamma Technologies
  • Idera
  • MicroSeismic
  • Mitratech
  • PDI


  • AboveNet
  • Accruent
  • Aicent
  • Answers
  • Bomgar
  • Idea Cellular
  • MetroPCS Communications
  • RGM Advisors


  • Board Member, Private Equity Advisory Board, Columbia University Business School
  • Vice Chairman of the Board, Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund

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