Petri Oksanen

Lead Outside Director, Francisco Partners

Petri Oksanen is a partner with Francisco Partners and focuses primarily on investments in the software industry, with a specific emphasis on enterprise application software. Prior to joining Francisco Partners in 2005, Petri worked at Morgan Stanley in their Technology Investment Banking group in Menlo Park, California. Earlier in his career, Petri held a variety of roles at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington.

Petri serves on the board of directors of ClickSoftware, Plex, Prometheus Group, and Vendavo. He formerly served on the board of directors of Aconex (IPO), AdvancedMD (acquired by ADP), API Healthcare (acquired by GE Healthcare), Healthland (acquired by CPSI), Source Photonics and T-System. He was also previously involved with FP’s investments in Ex Libris (acquired by a financial sponsor), LYNX Medical Systems (acquired by Picis), Specific Media and Webtrends. Petri has a B.A.Sc. with Joint Honors in Computer Engineering and Economics with Distinction from the University of Waterloo.