David Zug joined HarbourVest in 2005 and focuses on sourcing, evaluating, and executing growth equity, buyout, and mezzanine transactions. David recently led the expansion of the firm’s international operations to Canada and the opening of the Toronto office. He currently serves as a board observer for Miovision Technologies and Q4 Inc. David has led several direct co-investments, including Benefitmall (acquired by Carlyle), Lightower (acquired by Crown Castle), RCN (acquired by TPG), Saba Software, SafeNet (acquired by Gemalto), Sonder, TeamViewer, Wave Financial, and Zayo Group (NYSE: ZAYO).
David’s prior experience includes four years at The Monitor Group, the international strategy consulting firm, where he focused on growth strategies for corporate clients and private equity investors.
David received a BA (cum laude) from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Darden School at the University of Virginia. He serves as a Trustee of Thompson Island Outward Bound in Boston.