Harrison is a former Managing Director of Summit Partners. He first joined Summit in 1988 as an Associate and rejoined the firm in 2003 as a Managing Director, focusing primarily on the technology sector.

Harrison's investment and board roles include AdvaCare (acquired by Medaphis), Advanced Cell Diagnostics (acquired by Bio-Techne Corporation), Autobase (acquired by Dominion Enterprises), Clearwater Analytics (acquired by Welsh, Carson), Delphix, Diagnostic Hybrids (acquired by Quidel), Gainsight (acquired by Vista Equity), LiveOffice (acquired by Symantec), NetWitness (acquired by EMC), Postini (acquired by Google), Software Spectrum (acquired by Level 3 Communications), The Mutual Fund Store (acquired by Warburg Pincus), Tiny Prints (acquired by Shutterfly), Uber (NYSE: UBER), and Wildfire Interactive (acquired by Google).

Prior to Summit, Harrison served in various senior management roles at Amazon.com. Between 1998 and 2003, he led the creation of Amazon’s first product category outside of media, and was founding VP and GM of Platform Services, which developed and deployed Amazon’s technology as a managed service for enterprise customers.

Harrison holds an AB in religion, cum laude, from Princeton University and an MBA from Stanford Business School. He serves numerous nonprofit organizations in board and advisory capacities; he is the founder and president of Unite & Renew, an organization dedicated to building a more functional and representative democracy in America.

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