Andrew
Kowal

Deal Partner

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Andrew Kowal is a Partner with Francisco Partner and focuses primarily on investments in the communications, systems, and infrastructure sectors.

Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2001, Andrew was a member of Princes Gate Investors, the private equity arm of the Institutional Securities Division of Morgan Stanley, where he was responsible for the identification, evaluation and execution of private equity transactions in a variety of industries, including information technology.

Andrew serves on the board of directors of Ichor Systems, iconectiv, Optanix, Procera, and Shoregroup. He previously served on the board of directors of ADERANT, Corsair, MagnaChip, Metrologic Instruments, Mitel Networks, and Source Photonics.

Education

B.S. in Economics with a Finance concentration from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, summa cum laude, Beta Gamma Sigma National Honors Society

Contact

One Letterman Drive
Building C - Suite 410
San Francisco, CA 94129
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“Andrew Kowal’s nuanced understanding of Metrologic Instruments and its industry were invaluable in helping me take on the role as CEO. He was a thoughtful advisor who supported the company in a variety of ways without intruding on my autonomy.”
Darius Adamczyk, CEO, Honeywell (former CEO, Metrologic Instruments)