Prior to joining Francisco Partners, Neil was an investor and operator in the consumer internet sector. As an investor, Neil was Vice President at Technology Crossover Ventures (“TCV”) and Associate at Polaris Venture Partners, where he originated, evaluated and executed growth equity and private equity transactions. As an operator, Neil was at LegalZoom, where he led initiatives across business and corporate development and FP&A, and PersonalizationMall.com, a B2C e-commerce category leader of personalized gifts that was ultimately acquired by Bed Bath and Beyond.
Neil currently serves on the board of directors of LegalZoom and Pet Circle. He formerly served on the board of directors of R2Net/JamesAllen.com, which was acquired by Signet Jewelers.