Neil M. Garfinkel

Founding Partner at Francisco Partners Management LP

Neil M. Garfinkel

Neil M. Garfinkel

Founding Partner at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Francisco Partners Management LP

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27

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Co-Founder at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Co-President at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Advisor at Lucidsoft, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer & Director at SmartFocus US, Inc.

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President FPC at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder at Viant Technology LLC

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Chief Operating Officer, Co-Founder at Viant Technology LLC

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Co-President at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Chief Investment Officer at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Deal Partner, Investment Team at Francisco Partners Management LP

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Neil M. Garfinkel
Founding Partner at Francisco Partners Management LP
Education
JD

Columbia Law School is a professional graduate school of Columbia University, a member of the Ivy League. Columbia is regarded as one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation and has always been ranked in the top five by U.S. News and World Report.Founded in 1858, Columbia has produced a large number of distinguished alumni including two Presidents of the United States (Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt); nine Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States;numerous U.S. Cabinet members and Presidential advisers; U.S. Senators, Representatives, and Governors; and more members of the Forbes 400 than any other law school.

AB

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Career History
Founding Partner
1999 - 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 .

Managing Director
Prior - 1999

FFL invests in middle-market companies in the US and Canada. The firm prefers to invest in market-leading companies that generate high returns on invested capital and that have strong, defensible competitive positions, good growth prospects and outstanding management.FFL considers a variety of deal structures including: LBOs, startup capital to support strong management teams, PIPE’s, convertible debt securities and occasional common stock investments in public companies. The firm seeks minority position with controlling interest and takes a seat on the board of directors. FFL generally commits $50-300 million to individual transactions and has the ability to make larger commitments under certain circumstances.

Vice President
Prior

Summit Partners invests in growth companies across the globe. The firm target companies in technology, healthcare & life sciences and growth products & services sectors. They provide financing from venture capital to growth equity to fixed income for recapitalizations, MBOs and all stages of capital requirements with an investment size of USD10 million to more than USD500 million. They consider both majority and minority positions.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
Current

Optanix, Inc. provides an online information technology platform services. It offers network management, fault detection, problem tracking and resolution, and managing networked applications; distributorship in the field of computer hardware, computer software and communications equipment. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Director
Current

Webtrends, Inc. offers web analytics and online marketing solutions. The firm is a customer intelligence company that turns online and offline data into understanding, which help organizations, realize a competitive advantage by providing insight-driven optimization of their digital channels. Its products and solutions enable web-smart organizations to optimize their digital marketing programs from visitor acquisition to customer retention. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Portland, OR.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Discrete Wireless, Inc. provides global positioning system fleet management solution under the name NexTraq. It provides a cloud-based application that enables service and distribution businesses to optimize fleet operations while reducing operational costs and maximizing revenue. The company was founded by Craig Heyward and Jeffery W. Thacher in 2000 and is headquartered in Atlanta, GA.

Political Donations
$2,500
2012

Co-Founder at Xometry, Inc.

$2,500
2011

Co-Founder at Xometry, Inc.

$2,300
2010

Co-Founder at Xometry, Inc.

Transactions
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Constellation Software Inc. purchases Connecture, Inc. from Francisco Partners Management LP

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RLDatix Ltd. purchases Quantros, Inc. from Ascension Ventures LLC, Francisco Partners Management LP

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Thomas H. Lee Partners LP, Thomas H. Lee Advisors LLC purchase NexTech Systems LLC from Francisco Partners Management LP

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