Hythem El-Nazer

Managing Director, TA Associates

As managing director, Hythem focuses on investments in software and technology-enabled companies, primarily in North America. He serves on the Board of Directors of Gamma Technologies, IDERA, insightsoftware, MicroSeismic, Mitratech, MRI Software, PDI and TEOCO. Hythem led or was actively involved in TA’s investments in AboveNet, Accruent, Aicent, Answers, Bomgar, Idea Cellular, MetroPCS Communications, RGM Advisors and WIND TELECOM. 

Prior to joining TA in 2004, Hythem worked in the U.S. and the Middle East offices of McKinsey & Company and in the Investment Banking Department of Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette in New York.

He received a General Course degree from the London School of Economics, a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Brown University and an MBA degree from Columbia Business School. Hythem is the Vice Chairman of the Egyptian-American Enterprise Fund and a Board Member of Columbia Business School's Private Equity Advisory Board.