Ken Schiciano

Co-Head, North America Technology Group at TA Associates Management, L.P.

Ken Schiciano

Ken Schiciano

Co-Head, North America Technology Group at TA Associates Management, L.P.

Overview
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2942

Primary Location

Boston, MA, United States

Number of Boards

23

Birthday

1963

Age

56

Number of Awards

3

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Managing Partner at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Co-Founder at Fractal Analytics, Inc.

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Co-Founder at Fractal Analytics, Inc.

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Founder at MIRC Electronics Ltd.

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Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Principal at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Senior Vice President, Boston at TA Associates LP

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Managing Director & Co-Head, Asia at TA Associates Management, L.P.

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Member, Board of Trustees at Boston Ballet

The Boston Ballet, Inc. is non for profit company engages in classical professional ballet. The company was founded by E. Virginia Williams in 1979 and is headquartered in San Diego, CA.

Education
SM Management
Class of 1989

MIT Sloan School of Management is the business school of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. MIT Sloan offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, as well as non-degree executive education. Its largest program is its full-time MBA, which is one of the most selective in the world, with students from more than 60 countries every year, and ranked #1 in more subjects than any other MBA program.

MS in Electrical Engineering
Class of 1985

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

BS in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, summa cum laude
Class of 1984

Duke University is an academic university that offers undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. It also has publications and research services. The university was founded in 1838 and is headquartered in Durham, NC.

Career History
Co-Head, North America Technology Group
2000 - Current

TA Associates focuses primarily on investments in growth companies in a variety of sectors including: business services, communications, computers/peripherals, consumer, e-Services/information technology services, financial services, financial technology, healthcare services, healthcare technology, Internet infrastructure, Internet services, semiconductor/electronics and software. The firm seeks to invest in profitable companies that are leaders in industries in which the underlying fundamentals of profitability and growth are superior to the overall market. They look for companies with experienced management teams and highly efficient, profitable business models. TA Associates invests primarily in North America, Europe and Asia.TA Associates assists companies with public offerings, debt financings and mergers and acquisitions. They provide capital for acquisitions, growth, MBOs, for the purchase of stock from shareholders and to provide liquidity with leverage. TA Associates takes an active, lead role in the deals in which they participate and may take minority or majority positions. Funds are generally used to finance growth, MBOs and industry consolidations. The firm also participates in private share repurchases. They invest mainly in companies valued at $150 million to $3 billion. Equity investments range from $50 million to $500 million. Subordinated debt investments range from $10 million to $50 million. The majority of TA Associates' investments involve the use of debt. The firm may arrange larger investments through co-investments with their limited partners.

Managing Director, Boston
Tenure Unconfirmed

TA Associates LP operates as a private equity firm. The company was founded on February 9, 2012 and si headquartered in Boston, MA.

Investor
2001 - 2005

Lava Trading, Inc. develops trading solutions for the financial services industry. The company was founded by Richard Korhammer and Kamran Rafieyan in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2010

Martin Group, Inc. provides software solutions. It provides software, business and engineering services to ILECs in South Dakota. Its business services help communications providers minimize exposure to capital, human and technological risks associated with in-house solutions. The company was founded in 1970 and is headquartered in Mitchell, SD.

Director
1999 - 2006

NetScout Systems, Inc. engages in the provision of application and network performance management solutions. Its integrated hardware and software solutions are used by commercial enterprises, governmental agencies and telecommunication service providers. The company was founded by Anil K. Singhal and Narendra Popat in June 1984 and is headquartered in Westford, MA.

Director
Prior

CyOptics, Inc. designs, develops and markets optical chips and components. It designs, develops and markets a line of InP optical chips and components for integration into access, metro and long-haul communications systems. The firm also provides contract design, foundry and packaging services. The company was founded by Uzi Koren, Micah Zimmerman, Mansur Roni and Yair Halpren in January 1999 and is headquartered in Allentown, PA.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is a 793-bed nonprofit teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School and a founding member of Partners HealthCare, an integrated health care delivery network. BWH is the home of the Carl J. and Ruth Shapiro Cardiovascular Center, the most advanced center of its kind. BWH is committed to excellence in patient care with expertise in virtually every specialty of medicine and surgery. Through investigation and discovery conducted at its Biomedical Research Institute (BRI), BWH is an international leader in basic, clinical and translational research on human diseases, involving more than 900 physician-investigators and renowned biomedical scientists and faculty supported by more than $537 million in funding. BWH is also home to major landmark epidemiologic population studies, including the Nurses' and Physicians' Health Studies and the Women's Health Initiative.

Member, Board of Visitors
Current

The Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University is a vibrant teaching and research institution focused on exploring the frontiers of engineering. In addition to providing a comprehensive engineering program, our students are encouraged to pursue a multidisciplinary course of study suited to their interests and talents.

Trustee
Tenure Unconfirmed

TENACRE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL ("TENACRE") PROVIDES EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS FROM PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 6TH GRADE. THERE WERE 197 STUDENTS ENROLLED FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR. TENACRE COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL NURTURES AND CHALLENGES EACH CHILD, EVERY DAY.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $50K
2013

THE STEPPINGSTONE FOUNDATION IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT DEVELOPS AND IMPLEMENTS PROGRAMS THAT PREPARE UNDERSERVED SCHOOL CHILDREN FOR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES THAT LEAD TO COLLEGE SUCCESS.

$2,500 - $4,999
2013

St. Francis House provides rehabilitation services. Its basic and rehabilitative services overlap and build on one another to provide its guests with continuous and comprehensive care. The company was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

N/A
2012

Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation. Boston College has experienced tremendous growth in recent years, including a 75 percent increase in undergraduate applications over the past decade, to more than 34,000 for the 2,250 seats in its freshman class. During the same period, an increase in voluntary giving from alumni has helped to move the University's endowment to approximately $1.9 billion. Boston College students have also earned more than 200 prestigious academic scholarships over the past decade, including 2 Rhodes Scholarships, 4 Marshalls, 9 Goldwaters and 162 Fulbright grants.

Political Donations
$25K
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$2,000
2012

Ambassador to New Zealand at United States Department of State

$2,000
2011

Vice Chairman & Managing Director at Moelis & Co.

Transactions
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GI Partners purchases Insurity, Inc. from General Atlantic LLC, TA Associates Management, L.P., Genstar Capital Management LLC

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APAX PARTNERS LLP, Apax Partners Ltd. purchase Fractal Analytics, Inc. from TA Associates Management, L.P., Khazanah Nasional Bhd. (Private Equity)

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TA Associates Management, L.P. purchases Confluence

Investments
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Lava Trading, Inc. develops trading solutions for the financial services industry. The company was founded by Richard Korhammer and Kamran Rafieyan in 1999 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Awards & Honors
Rank #22
2008
Institutional Investor Magazine - Online Finance 40
Rank #24
2007
Institutional Investor Magazine - Online Finance 40
Rank #38
2004
Institutional Investor Magazine - Online Finance 40
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