Chief Executive Officer
Chief Investment Officer - Francisco Partners
David Golob joined Francisco Partners in 2001 and focuses primarily on investments in the software and services sectors.
Prior to joining Francisco Partners, David was a Managing Director with Tiger Management, where he was co-head of the global technology group and focused in the software industry. David spent seven years as a private equity investor focused on the software industry at General Atlantic Partners and Sutter Hill Ventures. Earlier in his career, he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company and a Product Manager with Newport Systems Solutions, Inc. (acquired by Cisco).
David currently serves on the board of directors of Avangate, Barracuda Networks, K2, Micro Focus, and Prosper. He previously served on the boards of Aderant, City Index, Foundation 9, Grass Valley, GXS, Office Tiger, Paylease, Primavera, and RedPrairie.
David holds an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business, and an A.B. from Harvard College, summa cum laude.