Farouk Hussein | Team | HGGC

Farouk Hussein is a Principal of HGGC

Farouk is active in the firm’s Fund III investments in Denodo and IDERA, the Fund II investments in Aventri, FPX, Selligent, Dealer-FX and AutoAlert, as well as the Fund I investments in MyWebGrocer and Innovative. He previously was involved with the firm’s exited investments in Serena and hybris.

Prior to joining HGGC, Farouk was an Associate at JMI Equity, where he was responsible for analyzing and executing transactions in the enterprise software realm, with a focus on software-as-a-service ( SaaS ) and vertical market software. Previously, he worked as an Investment Banking Analyst in the technology group of Union Square Advisors.


  • Role Principal
  • Joined 2012
  • Education B.A. in Honors Business Administration with Distinction from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario