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David Breach
Chief Operating Officer & Chief Legal Officer at Vista Equity Partners


David A. Breach joined Vista Equity Partners in 2014 and is a Senior Managing Director, serving as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer and Chief Legal Officer. He is a member of Vista’s Private Equity Funds’ Investment Committees and sits on the boards of Vista portfolio companies Solera, Mediaocean, Ping Identity (NYSE: PING), and Vertafore. Prior to joining Vista, Mr. Breach worked as a Senior Corporate Partner with Kirkland & Ellis, where his legal practice focused on the full-service representation of private equity funds. While at Kirkland, Mr. Breach was a member of its Global Executive Management Committee and was a founding partner of its San Francisco office. Mr. Breach received numerous professional accolades while at Kirkland, including being named a Law360 MVP of the Year for Private Equity in 2013 and a Chambers & Partners Band 1 lawyer for Private Equity Mergers and Acquisitions.

Agenda Sessions

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