Andy Ballard is the founder and managing partner of Figtree Partners, an investment firm focused on digital media. He is also a senior advisor to Hellman & Friedman, where he was previously a managing director. He is a director of Catalina Marketing and Internet Brands, and was previously a director of Activant Solutions, DoubleClick, Getty Images, and Vertafore. Prior to joining Hellman & Friedman in 2004, he was employed by Bain Capital in San Francisco and Boston. Andy is on the board of Zignal Labs, a platform for digital media analytics. He graduated from Harvard College and earned an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Appointed in 2008.