Chris
Adams

Partner

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Chris Adams is a Partner with Francisco Partners and focuses primarily on investments in the technology-enabled services and information services sector.

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2008, Chris was with American Securities Capital Partners where he evaluated and executed private equity transactions across business services and industrial technology. Chris previously was a strategy consultant in the Atlanta, Sao Paulo, and Sydney offices of Bain & Company. He has also worked at a venture capital firm in Bangalore and a technology startup in Shanghai.

Chris currently serves on the board of directors of Aesynt, Quantros, and Therapeutic Research Center. He formerly served on the board of directors of NexTraq (acquired by Fleetcor), QuadraMed (acquired by Nuance and Constellation Software), and was also involved with FP’s investments in Mincom (acquired by ABB), and Hypercom (acquired by Verifone).

Education

M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business
B.S. in Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, summa cum laude

Contact

One Letterman Drive
Building C - Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94129
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“Operating companies require thoughtful leadership and access to resources to be successful. Chris Adams and the rest of the FP team partnered with NexTraq management to identify strategic opportunities, acquire resources and execute our plan to become the market leader in our space.”
Mike Scarborough, CEO, NexTraq