John Brennan is a Managing Director focused on the firm’s software investments and sits on the investment committee. Prior to co-founding Sumeru Equity Partners he was a Managing Director at Silver Lake Sumeru, the middle market investment strategy of Silver Lake and predecessor fund of Sumeru Equity Partners. John has two decades of operating and investing experience in the technology sector.

Prior to joining Silver Lake Sumeru, John was at Adobe Systems where he most recently led the company’s Platform Software business unit. In addition, he directed the activities of Adobe’s Creative Professional business unit in an operating capacity in 2005. Prior to Adobe Systems, John was with Hewlett-Packard Company, Senior Vice President of SMB segment operations. John also spent 8 years working for Accenture Strategic Services where he was a Principal and Associate Partner of Electronics and High-Tech Practice.

Education

    • Yale University, B.A.
    • University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, M.B.A.

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