Operations
Jess Segal
Investor Relations Partner
Jess Segal is a partner of DFJ Growth, where she is responsible for developing and managing the firm’s wide array of investor relationships. Jess helps DFJ Growth attract the capital and network to help founders build new companies that improve the world through their innovative technologies.

She is a trusted advisor to a host of prominent institutional investors and instrumental in helping drive teams that have raised more than $30 billion across the liquidity spectrum, personally managing some of the largest and most complex allocations. Jess has been responsible for launching and supervising several new investment products during a career defined by building deep and senior relationships with all forms of institutional investors (E&Fs, pensions, SWFs, consultants, family offices) and partnering with them to build and fund investments in private equity, hedge funds, and credit strategies.

Prior to DFJ Growth, Jess spent over four years with Vista Equity Partners, helping them realize a dramatic expansion of assets under management, after successful tenures at both Farallon Capital and Elliott Management. Before joining the buy side, she had a successful career at Morgan Stanley, ultimately co-running a team that covered hedge fund clients of prime brokerage.

Jess holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB from Dartmouth College with a dual major in government and sociology. More importantly, she is a life-long Red Sox fan.