Sam joined Pamplona TMT from Deutsche Bank where he spent four years in the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecom Group.
When away from the office, Sam enjoys skiing and flying airplanes.
Deutsche Bank Associate
Dartmouth College BS Engineering
Colby College BA Physics and Mathematical Sciences
Darren joined Pamplona TMT from Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (“WCAS”), where he spent over 12 years investing in technology companies. While at WCAS Darren invested over $2 Billion in companies in the cybersecurity, internet infrastructure, and software/SaaS sectors. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking in the Media and Telecom Group at Credit Suisse.
When away from the office, Darren enjoys skiing and spending time with his two kids.
Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe Principal
Credit Suisse Analyst
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania BS Economics
Bhuvan joined Pamplona TMT from Shamrock Capital Advisors where he spent the last three years focusing on buyout and growth equity investments in technology, media, telecom, and business services companies. Previously, he was a private equity associate at Quadrangle Group and an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley in their Media and Telecom Group.
In his non-working hours, Bhuvan plays squash and tennis and enjoys traveling with his wife.
Shamrock Capital Advisors Vice President
Quadrangle Group Associate
Morgan Stanley Analyst
JP Morgan Analyst
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania MBA
University of California, Berkeley BS Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, BA Economics
Dhruva joined Pamplona TMT from Cerberus Capital Management. He brings five years of experience in private equity investing and investment banking, working on operational turnaround investing and M&A and restructuring of companies.
When not working, Dhruva enjoys travel, photography, and film.
Cerberus Capital Management Associate
Greenhill & Co. Analyst
Harvard Business School MBA
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU BS Finance and Statistics
Cheryl joined Pamplona TMT bringing 30 years of venture capital and private equity experience. Prior to Pamplona TMT, Cheryl spent over 20 years at Commonwealth Capital Ventures as Assistant Treasurer and Business Office Manager where she managed the firm’s financial assets, distributions, and Limited Partner relations, and oversaw the firm’s daily operations. Before Commonwealth Capital, Cheryl was an Executive Assistant with Palmer Partners, a Boston-based venture capital company, where she supported the firm’s general partners.
Cheryl is a Licensed Certified Social Worker and a published author and speaker specializing in the treatment of eating disorders.
Commonwealth Capital Ventures Assistant Treasurer and Business Office Manager
Palmer Partners Executive Assistant
Boston University Masters Social Work
Regis College BA Business Management
Justin joined Pamplona TMT bringing over 25 years of private equity investing and operational experience. Most recently, Justin was with Commonwealth Capital Ventures where he spent 16 years as a General Partner specializing in growth-stage investments in technology and telecommunications sectors. Justin also brings operational experience having served as both COO and CEO of publicly listed Object Design, Inc., a provider of high performance data management software used in telecommunications, financial services, internet, and technical computing applications. Prior to that, Justin was with the Private Equity Group at Harvard Management Company and a consultant with McKinsey & Company.
Away from the office, Justin enjoys playing squash and golf and cherishes spending time with his two sons.
Commonwealth Capital Ventures General Partner
Object Design CEO
Harvard Management Company Vice President
McKinsey & Company Consultant
Harvard Business School MBA, Baker Scholar
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute BS Mechanical Engineering
Jared joined Pamplona TMT after receiving his MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Prior to business school, Jared was with Audax Private Equity where he focused on investments in the software, technology-enabled services, and industrial technology sectors.
When away from the office, Jared enjoys reading and staying active through skiing, hockey, endurance sports, and yoga.
Audax Group Associate
Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth MBA
Middlebury College BA Economics
Lisa joined Pamplona TMT from Schlossberg, LLC, a business-oriented law firm based in Braintree, MA.
Outside of work, Lisa enjoys physical fitness, travel, cooking, and outdoor activities.
Bridgewater State University BS Criminal Justice
Jack joined Pamplona TMT after graduating from Harvard Business School. He brings both TMT investing and investment banking experience, having spent three years at Great Hill Partners investing in software and internet businesses, and two years as an analyst in the M&A Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
In his free time, Jack enjoys scuba diving, golf, tennis, and indulging in southern comfort food.
Great Hill Partners Associate
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Analyst
Harvard Business School MBA
Leonard N. Stern School of Business, NYU BS Finance and Accounting
Southern Comfort Food
Rich joined Pamplona TMT from Rogue Wave Software, an independent provider of cross-platform software development tools and embedded components, where he oversaw strategy, financial planning and analysis. Prior to that, he was with Audax Private Equity focusing on investments in technology, media, and telecom companies.
In his free time, Rich enjoys skiing, hiking, golfing, and traveling.
Rogue Wave Software Director of Strategy & Analysis
Audax Group Associate
Harvard University BA Economics