James Zubok joined Vista Equity Partners in 2016. He co-heads the Endeavor Fund and sits on its Investment Committee. Mr. Zubok currently sits on the boards of Gather, SecureLink, YouEarnedIt and ComplySci.
Prior to joining Vista in 2016, Mr. Zubok ran day-to-day operations of a number of a Vista portfolio companies (SER Solutions and subsequently, Brainware) for 10 years in roles that ranged from General Counsel to Chief Financial Officer to President. Mr. Zubok has also owned other software companies, including Mi9 Retail, which he operated independently of Vista for five years in roles ranging from Senior Vice President to Chief Executive Officer. While focusing on running the day-to-day operations (together with related matters) of these software companies, Mr. Zubok also managed a dozen buy-side and sell-side mergers and acquisitions transactions, which include: acquiring a platform company; recapitalization transactions; multiple add-on acquisitions structured as stock and asset purchases; founding and operating his own private equity investment structure; managing relationships with limited partners; and completing exits of multiple Vista portfolio companies.
Mr. Zubok holds a B.M.E. in Mechanical Engineering from The Cooper Union and a J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law.