Deepak Advani


Deepak Advani joined H&F as a Partner in 2016.  He works on value creation initiatives with the portfolio companies in the software sector, with emphasis on cloud, data science and cyber security.  He is a Director of Checkmarx and was previously a Director of Applied Systems, Ultimate Software, Genesys, Renaissance Learning, and OpenLink Financial.  Prior to H&F, Deepak spent nearly 20 years in the software and technology sector with IBM, where he led several large, strategic IBM software businesses in the areas of Commerce, Cloud, Internet of Things and Predictive Analytics.  Deepak also served as the Global Chief Marketing Officer and SVP of eCommerce for Lenovo.


University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, MBA
Wright State University, MS in Computer Engineering
Michigan State University, CS in Computer Science