Jeff joined Qatalyst in June 2011 and is head of its Enterprise Software Group. Prior to joining Qatalyst, Jeff was at Goldman Sachs, in the Technology, Media and Telecom Group, focusing on both strategic and corporate finance advisory.

Jeff’s strategic advisory experience includes Acme Packet’s $2.1B sale to Oracle, Adenza’s $10.5B sale to Nasdaq, Adobe’s $1.8B acquisition of Omniture, Advent Software’s $2.7B sale to SS&C Technologies, Alteryx’s proposed $4.4B sale to Clearlake Capital Group and Insight Partners, Anaplan’s $10.4B sale to Thoma Bravo, Applied Predictive Technologies’ $600MM sale to MasterCard, Apptio’s $4.6B sale to IBM, Apptio’s $1.9B sale to Vista Equity Partners, Auth0’s $6.5B sale to Okta, Benevity on its majority investment from Hg, Callidus’ $2.5B sale to SAP, Clarabridge’s $1.125B sale to Qualtrics, Concur’s $8.3B sale to SAP, Conga’s merger with Apttus, Cornerstone OnDemand’s $5.2B sale to Clearlake Capital Group, Coupa Software’s $8B sale to Thoma Bravo, Cvent’s $4.6B sale to Blackstone, Datalogix’s sale to Oracle, Datorama’s sale to, Drift on its strategic investment from Vista Equity Partners,’s $1.3B sale to Adobe, Gainsight’s sale to Vista Equity Partners, Hellman & Friedman’s $11B acquisition of Ultimate Software, Lithium Technologies sale to Vista Equity Partners, Looker’s $2.6B sale to Google, Lucid’s $1.1B sale to Cint Group AB, Magma Automation’s $550MM sale to Synopsys, MINDBODY’s $1.9B sale to Vista Equity Partners, Moat’s sale to Oracle, Momentive’s $1.5B sale to Symphony Technology Group, NetSuite’s $9.4B sale to Oracle, Pentaho’s sale to Hitachi Data Systems, New Relic on its $6.5B sale to Francisco Partners and TPG, Ping Identity’s sale to Vista Equity Partners, Pluralsight’s $3.5bn sale to Vista Equity Partners, Qualtric’s $8B sale to SAP, RelateIQ’s $400MM sale to, Relativity on its Strategic Investment by Silver Lake, Salesloft on its strategic investment from Vista Equity Partners, Segment’s $3.2bn sale to Twilio, Semantic Machines’ sale to Microsoft, SignalFX’s $1.05B sale to Splunk, Slack’s $29B sale to Salesforce, Splunk’s proposed $29.6B sale to Cisco, Spredfast on its sale to Vista Equity Partners, Talend’s $2.4B acquisition by Thoma Bravo, Taleo’s $2.1B sale to Oracle, Vista Equity Partners’ investment in iCims, and Workfront’s $1.5B sale to Adobe. He has also advised on corporate advisory assignments for companies including Advent Software, Cornerstone OnDemand, LiveNation, NetApp, Rovi, RPX, Sorenson Communications and SuccessFactors as well as hostile defense/activism assignments for Mentor Graphics and Micrel.

Jeff is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles and his M.B.A. from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Jeff currently serves on the Board of Directors of Summer Search in the Bay Area and is a Trustee of Schools of the Sacred Heart San Francisco.