Jackson Phillips is a Partner at Atairos. Jackson joined Atairos from Avista Capital Partners, where he participated in all major investment functions, including origination, transaction execution and portfolio company development. Jackson was a founding member of Avista and served as a Director on several portfolio company boards.
Prior to joining Avista, Jackson worked at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners and in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology group at J.P. Morgan.
Jackson is a member of the Board of Directors of Ardán (Westcor Land Title Insurance Company), Opry Entertainment Group and The Orogen Group. He was previously a member of the Board of Directors of ProQuest and Spectra.
Jackson received his Master of Business Administration degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar, and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was a Morehead Scholar.