AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Vista Equity Partners is proud to announce that three CEOs of Vista portfolio companies – Reggie Aggarwal of Cvent, Amy Zupon of Vertafore and Colin Day of iCIMS – were named in the top five of The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018 list. Reggie Aggarwal was named the number one SaaS CEO of 2018, while Amy Zupon and Colin Day placed fourth and fifth, respectively, on the list based on detailed reviews of hundreds of CEOs in “a number of key areas including integrity, intelligence, energy, company culture, and company growth, among other areas.”
“This list is a reflection of the immensely talented, dedicated and diverse group of CEOs, who are part of the Vista family,” said Brian Sheth, Co-Founder & President of Vista Equity Partners. “We are honored that The SaaS Report has recognized Reggie, Amy and Colin with rankings that demonstrate the high regard their partners and employees have for each CEO. Their contributions are readily apparent not only in their companies’ cultures, but also in the cutting-edge products that their organizations offer to meet the needs of their customers.”
“To have three of the top five CEOs on a list containing so many talented individuals is an honor and a testament to Vista’s strategy of investing in high-caliber executives, who are stewarding market-leading, high-growth SaaS companies,” said Monti Saroya, Vista Equity Partners Principal. “Reggie, Amy and Colin couldn’t be more deserving of this recognition.”
Reggie Aggarwal founded Cvent in 1999. The Virginia-based company serves over 25,000 customers and 300,000 users worldwide, providing software solutions to event planners for online event registration, venue selection, event management, mobile apps for events, e-mail marketing, and web surveys.
Amy Zupon joined Vertafore as CEO in October of 2016. Based in the Denver area, Vertafore is the leader in creating modern insurance technology. They provide a breadth of solutions to 20,000 insurance agencies, 1,000 carriers, and 500,000 insurance professionals helping them grow their businesses, process claims for their customers and much more.
Colin Day founded iCIMS in 2000. The New Jersey-based company offers leading software solutions to over 4,000 customers, unifying all aspects of talent acquisition and helping companies manage their entire talent acquisition lifecycle within a single SaaS application.
About Vista Equity Partners
Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based investment firm with offices in Austin, San Francisco, Chicago, and Oakland, currently invests in software, data and technology-enabled organizations led by world-class management teams with long-term perspectives. Vista is a value-added investor, contributing professional expertise and multi-level support towards companies’ realization of their full potential. Vista’s investment approach is anchored by a sizable long-term capital base, experience in structuring technology-oriented transactions, and proven management techniques that yield flexibility and opportunity in private equity investing. For more information, please visit www.vistaequitypartners.com.