Mr. Alex Mason is a Managing Director at Carrick Capital Partners, where he is a member of the founding team, joining the firm in 2012. At Carrick, Alex is actively involved in all areas of the firm’s investing and origination activities. Post investment, Alex works closely with Carrick portfolio companies to assess organic and inorganic growth strategies involving new product offerings and acquisitions. Alex serves on the Board of Directors of Carrick companies Discovery Health Partners, Everspring, and previously at Complia Health.
Prior to joining Carrick, Alex was a Vice President with Accel-KKR, a technology-focused private equity firm, where he pursued buyout and growth investments in enterprise software and technology enabled services businesses. Prior to Accel-KKR, Mr. Mason worked at Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), a private equity and public equity investment firm focused on growth investments. While at TCV, Mr. Mason was involved in minority and majority investments in financial services, enterprise services and software, and education services. Preceding his investment career, Mr. Mason worked at Morgan Stanley, in the firm’s Investment Banking Technology Group as well as Morgan Stanley Technology Ventures.
Mr. Mason graduated from the Harvard Business School with First Year Honors. Mr. Mason is also a graduate of the University of Washington, where he received his B.S. with Honors in Economics and graduated Phi Beta Kappa.
Alex is an avid golfer, despite missing three fingers, and is in constant search for the perfect round of golf. Alex is father to two boys and enjoys spending time with his family. Alex is passionate about any topics involving education, comedy and the power of laughter, and college football Saturdays.