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29 - 30 June 2021
Virtual EventBST (British Summer Time)/UTC+1

Sam Brooks
Partner at Highland Europe

Profile

Sam currently represents Highland Europe’s investments in Matchesfashion.com, Outfittery, Cision (Brandwatch), AppLovin (Adjust), Corsearch (Incopro) and Camunda.

Before joining Highland, Sam was a Vice President at Insight Venture Partners in New York where he spent over 6 years investing in expansion stage software and internet-enabled businesses.

While at Insight, Sam was involved with several investments including 3P Learning (ASX:3PL), Beatport (acquired by SFX), Netsmart Technologies (acquired by Genstar Capital), OverDrive (acquired by Rakuten), PerTrac Financial Solutions (acquired by eVestment), Primavera Systems (acquired by Oracle), Privalia (acquired by Vente-privee.com) and Photobox (acquired by Exponent Private Equity and Electra Partners).

Sam holds a Dip. Computer Science from the University of Cambridge and an A.B., Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard College.

As a former member of the U.S. National Rowing Team and Cambridge University Blue Boat, Sam has a strong interest in amateur sports. In addition to rowing, he enjoys cycling, swimming and cross-country skiing. A native of Boston, USA, Sam keeps a close eye on the Red Sox and Patriots from London, where he lives with his wife, son and two daughters.

Agenda Sessions

  • Structural changes in the European tech investment landscape

    10:20