Chris
Adams

Principal

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

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2008, Chris worked at American Securities Capital Partners, where he evaluated and executed private equity transactions in a variety of industries including energy, defense, and industrial technology. Chris previously worked as a strategy consultant in the Atlanta, Sao Paulo, and Sydney offices of Bain & Company. He has also worked for 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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“No external partner has ever understood our business as well as Chris Adams. He listens. He digs. Chris and the entire FP team focus on what matters most to our success.”
Jeff Jellin, Founder, Therapeutic Research