C.J. Fitzgerald joined Summit Partners in 1990. He then attended business school, and was founder and Chief Executive Officer of North Systems. C.J. rejoined Summit in 2001.
Based in Summit’s Menlo Park office, C.J. is active in the firm’s investment activities in North America, Europe and Asia, and focuses primarily on the technology sector.
During his 16 years with Summit Partners, C.J. has served as a director of many companies including three public companies. His past and present directorships include Access Information Management, Answers, GoldenGate Software (acquired by Oracle), Heald College (acquired by Corinthian Colleges), Help/Systems, Infor, M-Audio (acquired by Avid Technology), Mo Industries Holdings (acquired by VF Corporation), Trident University International, Ubiquiti Networks (NASDAQ: UBNT) and WebSideStory (NASDAQ: WSSI).
C.J. holds a BS in computer science, with Honors, from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.