For Immediate Release
New York, NY, (Dec. 1, 2011) – Oak Hill Capital Partners today announced that Jeff Epstein has joined the firm as Senior Advisor. Mr. Epstein, who was most recently Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Oracle, will advise on existing and prospective private equity investments, with a focus on the technology industry.
Bob Morse, a Partner at Oak Hill Capital, said, “We are delighted to welcome Jeff to the Oak Hill Capital team. He brings an extraordinary range of technology experience to the firm, spanning cloud computing and enterprise software, advertising technology, and consumer internet. With his years of experience as a senior executive leading world-class technology companies, his deep industry knowledge and relationships, and his proven operational expertise, he will be an invaluable source of insight for our management teams.”
Mr. Epstein said, “Oak Hill Capital has a premier franchise and a 20-year track record of successful investments in the private equity space. Its thematic approach has resulted in an outstanding portfolio of technology investments. I look forward to working with Oak Hill Capital and the management teams of its portfolio companies to grow their businesses while also helping to identify exciting new opportunities in the sector.”
Prior to working at Oracle, Mr. Epstein was Chief Financial Officer of several public and private companies, including DoubleClick (acquired by Google), King World Productions (acquired by CBS) and Nielsen’s Media Measurement and Information Group. Earlier in his career, he was a merger and acquisitions investment banker at The First Boston Corporation. He is a member of the Board of Directors of Priceline.com, where he serves on the Audit and Compensation Committees, and is also a member of the Audit and Compliance Committee of the Stanford University Hospital and a member of the Management Board of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Mr. Epstein earned an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar, and a BA from Yale College, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.