Jeff Russell is a Managing Director with Vista Equity Partners where he leads Vista’s Capital & Partner Solutions engagement and client development efforts throughout Canada and the Northeast United States. Vista is a leading global investment firm that exclusively invests in enterprise software, data and technology-enabled organizations across private equity, permanent capital, credit, and public equity strategies.
Prior to joining Vista, Jeff spent 11 years at The Park Hill Group, a global alternative asset capital-raising advisory firm, where he was responsible for the distribution of private market investment strategies in New York and for the project management of European capital-raising mandates in London. Before his time with Park Hill, Jeff was an Equity Research Associate at Credit Suisse First Boston in London and Madrid, where he covered Pan-European Financial Institutions, Asset Managers and Spanish Banks.
Jeff graduated from the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business, where he earned a H.B.A. in Business Administration. While at Western, Jeff was the captain of the Varsity Men’s Soccer team and was a member of the Varsity Track & Field National Championship winning 4 x 400m relay program.
Ivey Business School
Managing Director, Vista Equity Partners