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Monti Saroya

Senior Managing Director,
Co-Head of Flagship Fund

Vista Equity Partners, Austin

Monti Saroya, Senior Managing Director, Co-Head of Flagship Fund, Vista Equity Partners

Monti Saroya joined Vista Equity Partners in 2008. Mr. Saroya is Co-Head of the Vista Flagship Fund and sits on its Investment Committee. Additionally, Mr. Saroya serves as a member of Vista’s Executive Committee, the firm’s governing and decision-making body for matters affecting its overall management and strategic direction, and Vista’s Private Equity Management Committee, the firm’s decision-making body for matters affecting Vista’s overall private equity platform. He currently sits on the boards of Advanced, Allvue Systems, Apptio, Cloud Software Group, Cvent (NASDAQ: CVT), Drift, Finastra, Gainsight, iCIMS, Infoblox, Mindbody, Olive, Pipedrive, Pluralsight, PowerSchool (NYSE: PWSC), Salesloft, Solera and Xactly. Mr. Saroya is also actively involved in the firm’s investments in Jio and Vivid Seats (NASDAQ: SEAT) and was actively involved in the firm’s investments in Datto (formerly NYSE: MSP), Marketo, SumTotal, The ACTIVE Network, Transfirst, Turaz and Zywave.

Mr. Saroya is a thought leader within the investing and enterprise software communities, having been featured in PEI’s Investing in Technology report, where he was joined by Vista’s Founder, Chairman and CEO Robert Smith, along with Vista’s Co-Head of Flagship Fund and Senior Managing Director, Michael Fosnaugh. Read their interview here.

Prior to joining Vista, Mr. Saroya worked as a senior research analyst for JMP Securities, where he provided research for buy-side clients on public on-demand (SaaS) companies. Mr. Saroya previously worked as an associate for the enterprise software/applications team. Before his time with JMP, Mr. Saroya worked for Siebel Systems in a sales capacity for the CRM On Demand division. Prior to Siebel, Mr. Saroya worked for Cisco Systems in various operations roles.


B.S. in Computer Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, magna cum laude