Nicholas D. Leppla


Nicholas focuses on investments in technology companies.

Nick joined TA in 2013 and has more than 11 years of experience focused on the technology sector. He has led or supported investments in vertical and horizontal application, infrastructure and security software companies. Nick started his career in the JP Morgan Technology Media and Telecom Investment Banking Group. He also served as Chief of Staff of AVG, a leading online security company and TA portfolio company, prior to joining TA.

Career Highlights

  • Executed or supported 11 platform software investments totaling over $1.5 billion of invested capital
  • Originated or enabled dozens of domestic and international add-on acquisitions for portfolio companies

Former Experience

  • AVG Technologies – Chief of Staff
  • J.P. Morgan – Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group


  • Stanford Graduate School of Business – MBA
  • Yale University – BA, Economics and Engineering Sciences (Environmental)

Board Representation


  • Arcserve (formerly StorageCraft)
  • e-Emphasys
  • LeadVenture
  • Radiant Logic
  • Veracode

Board Observer

  • Confluence
  • Fortra
  • Planview

Former Active Investor

  • Accruent
  • Maintenance Connection
  • Prometheus Group

Featured Investments