Jonathan W. Meeks

Managing Director

John focuses on investments in internet and software companies.

John has been a member of TA’s Core Investment and Portfolio Committees since 2012, a member of TA's Management Committee since 2019 and has been a Managing Director since 2006. He formerly served as co-head of TA's North America Technology Group. John joined TA in 1997 and has more than 22 years of experience in the private equity industry, including having spent more than six years helping the expansion of the European Office for TA.

Career Highlights

  • Sponsored 24 investments at TA, including 12 international headquartered investments
  • Involved in eight companies that have exited at enterprise values in excess of $1 billion, including four IPOs
  • Sponsored investments in financial technology, software, internet and medical devices
  • Sponsored Investments in Europe, India and the United States
  • Involved in TAs investment efforts in Asia

Former Experience

  • Robertson, Stephens & Company – Financial Analyst in the Information Services Group


  • Yale University – BS, with Distinction, Mathematics

Board Representation


  • Confluence
  • Flashtalking
  • StorageCraft Technology Corporation

Board Observer

  • MISA

Active Investor

  • LegalZoom


  • Amann Girrbach AG
  • AVG Technologies
  • Creditex
  • eCircle
  • Fotolia Holdings
  • GlobeOp Financial Services
  • Lava Trading
  • Monotype Imaging
  • OpenLink Financial
  • SmartStream Technologies

Former Active Investor

  • Bats Global Markets
  • Datek (Ameritrade)
  • Idea Cellular
  • Instinet (Island ECN)
  • MIS Implants Technologies


  • Member Yale Development Council
  • Board of Trustees at St. Paul's School

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