Chief Executive Officer
Partner - Francisco Partners
Andrew Kowal joined Francisco Partners in 2001, and focuses primarily on investments in the hardware and systems sectors.
Prior to joining Francisco Partners, Andrew was a member of Princes Gate Investors, the private equity arm of the Institutional Securities Division of Morgan Stanley, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation and execution of private equity transactions in a variety of industries, including information technology.
Andrew serves on the board of directors of Corsair, Ichor Systems, Procera, ShoreGroup, and Source Photonics. He previously served on the board of directors of ADERANT, MagnaChip, Metrologic Instruments, and Mitel Networks.
Andrew holds a BS in Economics with a Finance concentration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma National Honors Society.