Adam Garson is a Principal in the Tech team. He joined Apax in 2021 and is currently based in New York.
Prior to joining Apax, Adam was a private equity investor in Goldman Sachs’ Merchant Banking Division, where he focused on buyouts in the Tech, Media, and Telecom (TMT) sectors. Prior to that, Adam was an Associate in the TMT Investment Banking Group at Goldman Sachs.
Previously, Adam was a middle school teacher in Philadelphia with Teach for America (TFA) and worked on TFA’s staff.
Adam received an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a BA from Johns Hopkins University.
Adam currently serves as a director on the boards of Bonterra and EcoOnline. He has previously served on the boards of Aptos and Restaurant Technologies.
Adam finds the process of identifying and evaluating investment opportunities, developing a thesis, and partnering with management teams to create value extremely rewarding. As a teacher early in his career, Adam developed a passion for building relationships, which he’s carried from the classroom into private equity. Adam was drawn to Apax by the opportunity to work in a highly entrepreneurial environment, and partner with world-class colleagues and management teams to transform businesses.