Andrew Kowal

Deal Partner, Investment Team at Francisco Partners Management LP

Andrew Kowal

Andrew Kowal

Deal Partner, Investment Team at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Procera Networks, Inc.

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Number of Boards

21

Birthday

1977

Age

43

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Co-Founder at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Executive Chairman at Ichor Systems, Inc.

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Chief Investment Officer at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Chief Financial Officer & Director at Ajax-United Patterns & Molds, Inc.

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Senior Operating Partner, Francisco Partners Consulting at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Senior Operating Partner, Francisco Partners Consulting at Francisco Partners Management LP

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Sandvine Corp.

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Executive Advisor at B.Yond

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Founding Partner at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Andrew Kowal
Deal Partner, Investment Team at Francisco Partners Management LP
Education
Bachelor of Science in Economics with a Finance Concentration, summa cum laude

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Deal Partner, Investment Team
2001 - Current

Francisco Partners is a private equity firm invests across the global. The firm targets companies operating in the fields of hardware/industrial, software/services, security/systems, financial technology/payments, communications, internet and healthcare IT. The firm provides financing for buying from founders, divisional carve outs, public to private, growth equity and sponsored M&A with an transaction values ranging from $20 million to $3 billion .

Secretary & Director
Tenure Unconfirmed

Ajax-United Patterns & Molds, Inc. manufactures and assembles complex plastic and metal products. The firm's products are used in semiconductor, communications, and food processing industries. It provides services such as design, engineering, thermoforming, and part assembling. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Union City, CA.

President
2015 - Prior

Procera Networks, Inc. provides subscriber experience assurance solutions designed for network operators worldwide. Its network operator customers include service provider customers and enterprises. The company was founded by Douglas J. Glader and Peter Alm on May 2002 and is headquartered in San Jose, CA.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2009 - 2015

Founded in 1973, Mitel is a global provider of business communications and collaboration software and services. We make communication simple. Our globally connected world has forced businesses to rethink how they communicate. Mobile lifestyles, a flood of technology, economic pressures and an “always on” mentality have created both opportunity and challenges for organizations of all sizes. Mitel® (Nasdaq: MITL) simplifies complex communications and keeps businesses in step with the pace of change. Our innovations make it easier to connect and collaborate, while reducing costs and implementation headaches. We partner with market leaders like VMware® and Research in Motion® (RIM®) to make our solutions integrate seamlessly with theirs — increasing value to customers. Mitel’s Freedom Architecture is transforming the industry, providing the flexibility and simplicity required for today's dynamic work environment. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel delivers a powerful suite of advanced communications and collaboration capabilities that: provides freedom from walled garden architectures; enables organizations to implement best-of-breed solutions; extends the "in-office" experience anywhere, on any device; and offers a choice of commercial options to fit business needs.

Member, Board of Directors
2006 - 2008

Metrologic Instruments, Inc. provides laser and imaging bar code scanners including linear and omni-directional laser scanners, fixed position and in-counter scanners, area imagers and rugged mobile computers. The company was founded by C. Harry Knowles in 1968 and is headquartered in Blackwood, NJ.

Director
Prior

Ultra Clean Technology Systems & Service, Inc. designs, engineers and manufactures gas delivery systems for semiconductor process equipment manufactures and device makers. It offers laser and waterjet cutting and harware insertion, as well as provides modules, subassemblies, gas and liquid delivery, and catalytic steam generation systems. The company is headquartered in Hayward, CA.

Transactions
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Francisco Partners Management LP, Evergreen Coast Capital Corp. purchase LogMeIn Inc.

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Francisco Partners Management LP purchases Sandvine Corp.

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Eagletree Capital LP, Corsair Components, Inc. /Private Group purchase Corsair Components, Inc. from Francisco Partners Management LP

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