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Ashutosh Agrawal

M.Eng. '99, B.S. '99

Managing Director
TA Associates Management (Menlo Park, CA)


Mr. Ashutosh Agrawal is Managing Director at TA Associates Management, L.P. Mr. Agrawal joined the firm on May 2, 2011 and focuses on growth capital investments and buyouts in technology and technology-based services companies. Previously, Mr. Agrawal served as a Principal at Francisco Partners Management LLC, Francisco Partners, L.P., and Francisco Partners II, L.P. Previously, he worked in the Leveraged Finance group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., as Analyst of the Leveraged Finance Group, where Mr. Agrawal was involved in the structuring and execution of leveraged loan, high-yield bond, bridge loan, and mezzanine financing transactions for companies in a variety of industries including telecommunications and information technology.


Mr. Agrawal holds a Computer Science degree from Cornell University, a M.Eng. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering from Cornell University, and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Board Affiliations

He serves on the Board of Directors of WatchGuard Technologies, Inc., Ventyx Pty Ltd, Grass Valley, Coaxis Inc., and FrontRange Solutions. He has been a Director of EF Johnson Technologies, Inc., since August 2008. Mr. Agrawal served on the Board of Directors of Primavera, Mincom, CBA Group, Universal Instruments, and Vitronics Soltec.