Jim Chappell joined Parthenon Capital Partners in 2015 and is a Vice President in the firm’s San Francisco office. He is active in sourcing and executing new investment opportunities and working with portfolio companies, with a focus on the software industry.
Prior to joining Parthenon, Mr. Chappell was a Senior Associate at Technology Crossover Ventures (“TCV”), a growth equity firm in Palo Alto, CA. At TCV, he identified and executed new investments in enterprise software companies and supported TCV’s enterprise software portfolio. Mr. Chappell’s tenure at TCV included two years as a founding member of the firm’s first international office in London.
Prior to TCV, Mr. Chappell was an investment banking Analyst in the Software & Internet Group at Thomas Weisel Partners (“TWP”). While at TWP, he analyzed and executed a variety of M&A, private and public equity transactions in the Software and Internet industries.
Mr. Chappell earned his B.A. in Economics from Stanford University.