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Jeff Fraser

Founder & CEO

Blue Dunes Growth

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Jeff Fraser’s Biography

Jeff Fraser is the Founder and CEO of Blue Dunes Growth, an investment and advisory firm focused on the technology sector. Jeff has acquired a deep investment and advisory expertise through his experience in private equity, corporate development, and investment banking, working in particular within the software industry.

Prior to founding Blue Dunes, he served as Head of Corporate Development for Mediaocean, working on behalf of Vista Equity Partners, who had previously acquired Mediaocean. Prior to Mediaocean he held roles at TPG Growth, Kayne Anderson, Société Générale, and Sebonac Advisors.

He holds advisory roles with Concordia, the convener of the world-renowned Concordia Annual Summit, the largest non-partisan gathering alongside the UN General Assembly, on the Councilors Program of the Atlantic Council and at New Mountain Capital.

Jeff earned a BS in Business Economics and Public Policy at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, with additional coursework in Business Analysis and Valuation at the London School of Economics.

Jeff Fraser’s Background

Blue Dunes Growth
Founder & CEO
2020 - Present
Miami, FL, USA
Blue Dunes Growth is an investment and advisory firm focusing on the software sector.
Mediaocean
VP / Head of Corporate Development
2018 - 2019
New York, NY, USA
Mediaocean is the leader in workflow and bill pay software for the advertising sector, processing over $150 billion in ad spend, and is owned by Vista Equity Partners.
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Jeff Fraser’s Gallery

Current Advisory Roles

Atlantic Council
Councilors Program
Washington, DC, USA
The Atlantic Council Councilors Program is an initiative focused on convening a results-oriented group of private sector leaders dedicated to more actively exploring and acting on issues at the intersection of business, foreign policy, and politics that will shape the global future.
Concordia
Advisor
Washington, DC, USA
The Concordia Annual Summit, often called the Davos of the UN convenes the world’s most prominent business, government and nonprofit leaders to foster dialogue and enable effective partnerships for positive social impact.
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Media

The Montgomery Summit: Jeff Fraser
Interview
Mar 2019
Santa Monica, CA, USA
Jeff Fraser, Mediaocean's Head of Corporate Development, in conversation with Tej Shah, MD of Macquarie Capital, at the 2019 Montgomery Summit.

Publications

These four key areas of Trump’s tech policy are top of mind for Silicon Valley CEOs
Author
Aug 2017
New York, NY, USA
With Silicon Valley looking to the new administration for reforms needed to spur innovation and startup activity, Jeff Fraser discusses the four areas of concern for the tech industry's leaders: expanding tech talent, intellectual property protection, AI and automation, and net neutrality.
A Primer on AI in Financial Services
Author
Dec 2017
New York, NY, USA
'The use of data is moving from a competitive advantage to a requirement to compete,' Jeff Fraser writes. He continues this thread by sharing insight into the benefits and value of AI to the financial services industry

Speaking Engagements

Voray Event: Building a Pipeline of Technology Deal Flow
Host
May 2019
New York, NY, USA
Jeff Fraser convened a group of company founders, CEOs, investors, and corporate development leaders for an invite-only dinner to discuss building and maintaining a strong deal pipeline (both acquisitions and investments).
Corporate Development Conference
Speaker
Oct 2019
New York, NY, USA
Jeff Fraser joined a group of corporate development executives on a panel titled 'Big Data: How Data Analytics Improves Deal-Making'. This panel discussed how data science and analytics is advancing diligence to enable more efficient and effective business decisions and answer important questions on how to leverage big data in deal-making.

Investments

Carta
Investor
San Francisco, CA, USA
Carta is an equity management platform that provides private and public companies – from startups to large enterprises – investors, and employees with the software they need to manage their equity and ownership.
Gatsby
Investor
New York, NY, USA
Gatsby is a mobile application that offers customers free, simple options trading. It takes no commissions nor does it charge contract fees.
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Jeff Fraser’s Education

Indiana University - Kelley School of Business
BS | Business Economics and Public Policy
London School of Economics & Political Science
Business Analysis and Valuation