Jason Babcoke

Managing Director

Jason is a Managing Director focused on the firm’s software investments and sits on the investment committee.  Prior to co-founding Sumeru Equity Partners, he was a principal at Silver Lake Sumeru, the middle market investment strategy of Silver Lake and predecessor fund of Sumeru Equity Partners.

Jason has more than 15 years of technology investing and operating experience. As an operator, Jason was the Director of Engineering for Angstron Systems, a venture-backed startup he helped lead to a successful acquisition and he holds six issued patents.  As an investor, Jason focuses on business-oriented software with investments including Talend (IPO – NASDAQ:TLND), Blackline (IPO – NASDAQ:BL), Buildium (Acquired), Snow Software, Criteria, Tasktop, and Loopio.


  • University of California Berkeley, B.S. Engineering

  • Stanford University, M.S. Managing Science and Engineering

  • Harvard Business School, M.B.A. (high distinction, Baker Scholar)

Assistant Information

Abigail Ocana