Peter Y. Chung

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Investment Team

Technology Team

Investment Team

Peter joined Summit Partners in 1994 and focuses primarily on the technology sector. He has invested in more than 30 companies including 18 currently or formerly publicly-traded companies. Peter has served as the Firm’s Chief Executive Officer since 2015.

Peter is currently a director of A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN), Empower RF Systems, Sound Physicians, Striim and Syndigo. Peter's previous board and investment experience includes E-TEK Dynamics (NASDAQ: ETEK, later merged with JDS Uniphase in a transaction valued at over $18 billion), Acacia Communications (NASDAQ: ACIA, later acquired by Cisco), AltoCom (acquired by Broadcom), Card Capture Services (acquired by E*Trade), Ditech Networks (NASDAQ: DITC, later acquired by Nuance Communications), Finisar (NASDAQ: FNSR, later acquired by II-VI), GoldenGate Software (acquired by Oracle Corporation), MACOM (NASDAQ: MTSI), NightHawk Radiology (NASDAQ: NHWK, later acquired by Virtual Radiologic), Parts Town, SeaBright Insurance (NYSE: SBX, later acquired by Enstar Group Limited), Sirenza Microdevices (NASDAQ: SMDI, later acquired by RF Micro Devices) and Splash Technology (NASDAQ: SPLH, later acquired by Electronics for Imaging).

Prior to Summit, Peter worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He holds an AB in economics, magna cum laude, from Harvard University and an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.

Peter has been named to the Forbes Midas List multiple times and is an Emeritus Trustee of the California Academy of Sciences. He is currently a director of the National Venture Capital Association (“NVCA”) and serves on the Executive Board of the Friends of Harvard Football.

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Education Technology
Education Technology
Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity
Security
Security
Enterprise
Enterprise
Mobile
Mobile
IT Infrastructure
IT Infrastructure
Big Data & Analytics
Big Data & Analytics
Energy
Energy
Education
Education
Industrial Technology
Industrial Technology
Semiconductors & Electronics
Semiconductors & Electronics
Life Sciences
Life Sciences
Business Services
Business Services
Financial Services
Financial Services
Healthcare Services
Healthcare Services
Consumer
Consumer
Software
Software
Financial Technology
Financial Technology
Communications Technology
Communications Technology
Healthcare IT
Healthcare IT
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