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Great Hill appoints Hogg as EIR

In this role, he will identify and pursue investment opportunities with a focus on financial technology, insurtech, cyber insurance and software.

  • Recently, Hogg was executive vice president at Acima
  • He began his career as a special agent for the FBI
  • Other former exec roles include CEO of Aon Cyber Solutions, CEO of B2R Finance and a senior advisor at Tritium Partners

Great Hill Partners, a private equity firm that invests in high-growth, disruptive companies, today has named Jason Hogg as an Executive-in-Residence. In this role, Mr. Hogg will identify and pursue investment opportunities with a focus on financial technology, insurtech, cyber insurance and software.

Recently, he was executive vice president at lease-to-own fintech company Acima. Previously, he was CEO of Aon Cyber Solutions, CEO of Blackstone-backed B2R Finance and a senior advisor at private equity firm Tritium Partners, where he focused on investments in fintech as well as information and digital services. Hogg also held executive positions at American Express and MBNA, and founded Revolution Money, a financial services company that was acquired by American Express.

He began his career as a special agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation and he is also a senior lecturer of innovation and technology at Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management.

On Hogg’s appointment, Nick Cayer, managing director at Great Hill Partners, said in a public statement: “We’re excited to have Jason join Great Hill to further deepen our fintech and software expertise. With over 30 years of experience leading and investing in companies of all stages, we are confident that Jason will be an invaluable resource as we continue to invest in fast growing, innovative companies.”

Based in Boston, Great Hill is a financial technology and software private equity investor, having completed more than 70 total investments in these industries, according to the firm.