Summit Partners Recognized as Investor of the Year at the Inaugural GTM Awards

October 13, 2023
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BOSTON — Summit Partners, a global alternative investment firm, today announced that it has been named Investor of the Year at the inaugural GTM Awards. Sponsored by Pavilion in partnership with G2, the GTM Awards is an esteemed industry-wide recognition program created with the goal of celebrating top go-to-market leaders and companies that have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and success within the B2B SaaS sector.

Summit’s global team works collaboratively to partner with growth companies and provide resources to help drive long-term growth. In addition to serving as active board members, Summit provides on-demand, growth-oriented support to our portfolio companies through our Peak Performance Group (“PPG”), a dedicated purpose-built team offering strategic support across a variety of areas, including revenue optimization, growth marketing and other GTM areas. Summit invests across key industry sectors, including technology, healthcare and life sciences, and growth products and services.

“We are honored to be recognized for the work we do to support the many talented GTM leaders across Summit’s portfolio and beyond,” said Dave Averett, Managing Director and Head of Summit’s Peak Performance Group. “As a firm, we are relentlessly focused on providing strategic and tactical support to our portfolio company leadership teams, working collaboratively to help accelerate growth and build long-term value.”

In addition to supporting GTM strategies, Summit’s PPG offers the firm’s portfolio companies strategic support in talent and recruiting, technology and data science, and capital markets. Summit shares perspectives, frameworks and insights on these and other operational topics with the broader community of growth company leaders through our Growth Company Resource Center and our quarterly newsletter and webinar series The Ascent.

“We are so grateful for the opportunity to honor all of these incredible winners at last night's ceremony in Nashville," said Sam Jacobs, Founder and CEO of Pavilion. “These awards are a testament to our mission at Pavilion to connect GTM leaders through collaborative programming. We’re thrilled with this year's results, and we can’t wait to see what next year brings.”

To view the full list of honorees and more information about the GTM Awards, please visit

More about Pavilion and the GTM Awards

The inaugural GTM Awards celebrate and honor top go-to-market leaders and teams who have demonstrated exceptional skills, achievements, and contributions across various sectors within the B2B SaaS space. Winners have been determined by the GTM Awards judging panel, comprised of independent industry experts.

About The GTM Awards
The GTM Awards is an industry-wide recognition program celebrating top go-to-market leaders who have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and success in sales, marketing, customer success, operations, CEO/founder roles, and investing. The program is sponsored by Pavilion and G2, and aims to inspire professionals, foster a sense of community, and honor exceptional contributions in the dynamic B2B SaaS go-to-market landscape. For more information, please visit

About Pavilion
Pavilion was founded in 2016 as a support network for revenue leaders. Since then, it has grown into a 10,000+ member international community of go-to-market leaders. Through structured training in Pavilion University; private, moderated peer groups; and in-person events, Pavilion delivers on its mission to help revenue leaders unlock and achieve their full professional potential. For more information about Pavilion or to become a member, please visit

About G2
G2 is the world's largest and most trusted software marketplace. More than 80 million people annually — including employees at all Fortune 500 companies — use G2 to make smarter software decisions based on authentic peer reviews. Thousands of software and services companies of all sizes partner with G2 to build their reputation and grow their business — including Salesforce, HubSpot, Zoom, and Adobe. To learn more about where you go for software, visit and follow us on LinkedIn.

About Summit Partners
Founded in 1984, Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm that is currently managing more than $37 billion in capital dedicated to growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests across growth sectors of the economy and has invested in more than 550 companies in technology, healthcare and other growth industries. Summit maintains offices in North America and Europe, and invests in companies around the world. For more information, please see or Follow on LinkedIn.

Award selections are determined based on Pavilion and G2’s evaluation of top go-to-market leaders and teams who have demonstrated exceptional skills, achievements, and contributions across various sectors within the B2B SaaS space. Information on each nominee was submitted through Pavilion’s online nomination portal, from members of Pavilion’s community of GTM professionals. Finalists and winners were determined by a panel of independent industry experts. To view the full list of honorees and read more about the selection methodology, visit Pavilion’s website.

This award is the opinion of the party conferring the award and not of Summit Partners. There can be no assurance that other providers or surveys would reach the same conclusion as the party conferring the award referenced herein.

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