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, and a Managing Director since 2006. He formerly served as co-head of TA's North America Technology Group and was a member of TA's Management Committee. John joined TA in 1997 and has more than 24 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 more than 20 investments totaling more than $2.5 billion of invested equity
  • 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


  • Arcserve (formerly StorageCraft)
  • Confluence
  • IGEL
  • Mediaocean

Board Observer

  • MISA

Active Investor

  • LegalZoom


  • Amann Girrbach AG
  • AVG Technologies
  • Creditex
  • eCircle
  • Flashtalking
  • 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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