Fergal Mullen is a co-founder and Partner with Highland Capital Europe focused on e-commerce, software and business services companies with a particular emphasis on emerging growth opportunities in Europe. Fergal represents Highland Capital Europe on the board of AMCS Group, GetYourGuide.com, Nexthink and Finanzcheck.
Until the formation of Highland Capital Europe, Fergal was a General Partner with Highland Capital Partners. He launched the firm's Europe investment initiative and represents Highland Capital Partners on the boards of GlassesDirect, PhotoBox, Privalia, Spartoo.com and Wooga. He is a former director of Autoquake, Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), Eleven Technology (acquired by Trimble), M7 (acquired by BEA) and VistaPrint (IPO: NASDAQ). Before joining Highland, Fergal was a founding partner of RSA Ventures, the corporate venture fund of RSA Security, Inc., where he led that firm‘s European and Boston investments. Before RSA Ventures, was a founder and Senior Vice President of Cambridge Technology Partners (NASDAQ: CATP) and a member of the Global Executive Committee of the firm.
Fergal attended Harvard Business School, where he earned his M.B.A. He also holds a B.S., Electrical Engineering, and a B.A., Business Economics from Brown University.
Fergal no longer serves on any non-fund-related boards. His interests include long-distance running, backcountry skiing, golf, and traditional Irish violin. A native of Dublin, Ireland, Fergal now lives in Geneva with his wife Jane and four children.