Dipanjan (DJ)

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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Dipanjan (DJ) Deb is a Founding Partner and the Chief Executive Officer of Francisco Partners.

Prior to founding Francisco Partners in 1999, DJ was a Principal with Texas Pacific Group. Earlier in his career, he was Director of Semiconductor Banking at Robertson, Stephens & Company and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

DJ currently serves on the board of BeyondTrust, Comodo Certificate Authority, GoodRx, LegalZoom, Plex, Quest, and SonicWall. He formerly served on the board of directors of AMI Semiconductor (AMIS), Barracuda (CUDA), CBA Group, Cross Match Technologies, Ichor Systems (ICHR), Legerity, MagnaChip, Metrologic, NPTest/Credence (CMOS), Numonyx, SMART Modular Technologies (SMOD), Ultra Clean Technology (UCTT), Conexant (CNXT), Globespan (GSPN), ON Semiconductor (ONNN), Sectigo, and Verifone (PAY).


M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business
B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley, Regents Scholar


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“FP and Dipanjan Deb’s expertise and insight made a significant impact on my performance as a CEO, and I am fortunate to have had the benefit of their advice and counsel at AMI Semiconductor and Standard Microsystems.”
Christine Telefus, former CEO, AMI Semiconductor and Standard Microsystems