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Brian N. Sheth

Co-Founder & President

Vista Equity Partners, Austin

Brian N. Sheth co-founded Vista Equity Partners with Mr. Smith and is Vista’s President. Mr. Sheth is the Vice-Chairman of the Vista Private Equity Funds’ Investment Committees and is actively involved in all of the investment activities for the Vista Private Equity Funds. He is also focused on the development of Vista’s personnel and the executive leadership of Vista Private Equity Funds’ portfolio companies. Mr. Sheth serves on, or participates on, the boards of numerous Vista Private Equity Fund portfolio companies.

Prior to joining Vista, Mr. Sheth worked at Bain Capital, where he focused on leveraged buyouts of technology companies. Mr. Sheth also previously worked in the mergers and acquisitions groups of Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Deutsche Morgan & Grenfell Group, where he advised clients in a variety of industries, including software, hardware, semiconductors and online media. In addition to his responsibilities at Vista, Mr. Sheth is also a Director at MarVista Entertainment and Global Wildlife Conservation.


B.S. in Economics, Concentration in Finance, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania