Vadi-Payam

Payam Vadi

Vice President
Financial Services
Payments & Transaction Processing

Payam has investment responsibilities in financial services and payments. Prior to joining FTV, Payam was a vice president with Alkeon Capital Management, where he focused on sourcing and executing investment opportunities across the financial services and enterprise software sectors. Prior to Alkeon, Payam was an associate at TCV, where he focused on sourcing and executing investment opportunities across the payments and enterprise software sectors. Payam started his career as an investment banking analyst at Jefferies, where he worked on M&A, debt financings, and public equity offerings for technology companies.

Education

University of California, Davis, BA, Economics
Claremont McKenna College, Master of Finance

Interests

Payam enjoys golfing, pick-up basketball and spending time in the great outdoors with his wife.

What excites you the most about being a growth equity investor?

What excites me the most is the privilege of partnering with talented management teams and finding impactful ways to add value along their growth journeys. Ultimately, witnessing the vision of management come to fruition for a successful outcome is what we’re striving for.