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Jeffrey
Diehl

Managing Partner & Head of Investments

As Managing Partner and Head of Investments, Jeff is responsible for each of Adams Street’s investment teams, including their processes and strategies. As a member of our Venture/Growth Team, Jeff invests in venture and growth-oriented companies in the software, IT-enabled business services and consumer internet/media sectors. Jeff is a member of the Adams Street Executive and Portfolio Construction Committees.

Jeff serves on the Boards of Directors of BoomTown, cbanc Network, LogRhythm, Paylocity (NASDAQ: PCTY), Peerless Network, Q2ebanking (NYSE: QTWO), SnagAJob, Sympoz, TrendKite, and TurnKey . He is a Board Observer at Dolex and Spiceworks.

Jeff's past investments include:

  • AMWINS (bought by New Mountain)
  • Ancestry.com (NASDAQ: ACOM)
  • CBeyond (NASDAQ: CBEY)
  • Borderfree (NASDAQ: BRDR)
  • Gevity HR (bought by TriNet)
  • MagicJack (NASDAQ: CALL)
  • MxLogic (bought by McAfee)
  • Stratavia (bought by Hewlett-Packard)
  • TicketsNow (bought by Ticketmaster)

Previous Experience
Brinson Partners/UBS Global Asset Management
The Parthenon Group

Academic
Cornell University, BS, with distinction
Harvard University, MBA