Hythem T. El‑Nazer

Managing Director

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

Hythem has 16 years of experience working with and investing in some of the leading technology and communications companies in the world. Since joining TA in 2004, he has been involved in more than 15 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 platforms. He has partnered with founders and management teams with an aim to accelerate organic growth and transform businesses through strategic acquisitions.

Career Highlights

  • Sponsored more than a dozen investments
  • Originated or enabled more than 30 add-on acquisitions for portfolio companies
  • Has been involved with four public companies
  • Investment experience spans software, communications, online, financial technology and energy technology

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
  • MicroSeismic
  • Mitratech
  • MRI Software
  • 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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