Summit Partners hires chief investor relations officer

Summit Partners has appointed David Schiller as chief investor relations officer. Previously, Schiller worked at Renaissance Institutional Management where he served as managing director. He also co-led North American institutional distribution for BlackRock Alternative Investors.


BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS; MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA and LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – January 5, 2017 – Summit Partners announced today that David Schiller has joined the firm as Chief Investor Relations Officer. Dave joins the Summit Partners team at the firm’s Boston headquarters, and is focused on building and maintaining relationships with the firm’s global limited partner investor base.

Prior to Summit, Dave was a Managing Director at Renaissance Institutional Management, where he was responsible for business development and investor relations efforts for the company’s hedge fund products. Previously, Dave co-led North American institutional distribution for BlackRock Alternative Investors, the business unit responsible for BlackRock’s investments in hedge funds, hedge fund of funds, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and specialized alternative products. In the past, he has also held business development and institutional relationship management roles with Barclays Global Investors and Goldman Sachs & Co.

“Dave brings invaluable experience and great enthusiasm to this important role,” said Summit Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Marty Mannion. “His efforts will be instrumental in helping us to serve the needs of current and future limited partners, and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Summit team.”

“This is a passionate group of investors and a firm with more than three decades of experience investing in growth sectors across the globe,” said Dave Schiller. “I am excited to join Summit’s investor relations team, and I look forward to getting to know our limited partners and helping them meet their investment needs.”

About Summit Partners
Founded in 1984, Summit Partners is a global alternative investment firm that is currently investing more than $7.2 billion into growth equity, fixed income and public equity opportunities. Summit invests across growth sectors of the global economy and has invested in more than 440 companies in healthcare, life sciences, technology and other growth industries. These companies have completed more than 140 public equity offerings, and more than 165 have been acquired through strategic mergers and sales. Summit maintains offices in North America and Europe, and invests in companies around the world. For more information, visit or follow on Twitter at @SummitPartners.

In the United States of America, Summit Partners operates as an SEC-registered investment advisor. In the United Kingdom, this document is issued by Summit Partners LLP, a firm authorized and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Summit Partners LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC388179 and its registered office is at 20–22 Bedford Row, London, WC1R 4JS, UK. This document is intended solely to provide information regarding Summit Partners’ potential financing capabilities for prospective portfolio companies.