Mike Pehl co-founded Guidepost Growth Equity in 2007 and is an Operating Partner. He has served on the boards of more than a dozen private and public technology companies.
Previously, Mike was a Partner at Advent International, where he was involved in managing the technology portfolio. He has significant experience working with growth-stage businesses as both an investor and an operator.
Mike is a founder and multiple-time CEO with a deep understanding of the unique operational challenges that growth-stage companies face. Mike has built businesses of meaningful scale and taken companies public with minimal capital investment. Mike served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Razorfish following the merger of Razorfish and i-Cube. At i-Cube, Mike was CEO and Chairman and successfully took the company public. Previously, he founded and led International Consulting Solutions (ICS), an SAP implementation and business process consultancy that was sold to Deloitte & Touche Consulting Group. Mike is also a co-founder of SAP America.
Mike grew up in Germany and moved to the US in the early eighties.