Deven Parekh of Insight Venture Partners announced previously in 2014 the hire of Euan Menzies as Venture Partner. This is part of the firm’s strategy to develop its multi-disciplinary approach to investment and portfolio company management. Mr. Menzies is the former Chief Executive Officer of Vertafore, Inc. He functioned in this capacity from 2001 until October of 2013.
Euan Menzies will provide strategic guidance to Insight Venture Partner professionals during the entire investment process. In addition, he will give advice to portfolio company executives on management, operations, growth strategy, and Mergers & Acquisitions. He will perform this while assisting the company’s senior investment partners and Insight’s operations team of business executives.
Deven Parekh, managing director at Insight, explained, “Euan’s appointment to Venture Partner fits with our approach of deepening Insight’s software, operational and management expertise. We are thrilled to have him on our team.” Euan Menzies has worked in the software industry since the early 1990s. He’s got a record of driving business transformation and innovation.