Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Clearlake Capital
Eghbali co-founded Clearlake Capital in 2006. The firm specializes in middle-market companies in software, the industrial sector and a range of consumer services. Previously, Eghbali worked in private equity at TPG Capital. He has a BS in business administration and management from UC Berkeley. Clearlake’s total assets under management total roughly $30 billion. Clearlake celebrated its 15-year anniversary in 2021, closing out the year with 12 new platforms, more than 50 add-ons, and seven realizations in what the company called its busiest year ever. In February, Clearlake finalized the acquisition of cybersecurity, data intelligence, and IT operations management software provider Quest Software.
YEARS ON THE LA500: 4