Press release

Mercatus Hires Software Executive John Gibbon as President and COO

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Mercatus, the leading data management platform for private market investors, is pleased to welcome John Gibbon as President and Chief Operating Officer.

In this newly created management role reporting to the CEO, Haresh Patel, John will bring his vast experience as a proven leader of enterprise SaaS companies. During his six years at SAP Concur, John drove product innovation and grew product revenue for the global enterprise software company in roles such as senior vice president platform. Before that, he held various product and technology leadership roles at other SaaS providers, including Salesforce and Marketo, where he developed metrics-driven processes and created strategies for different regions, verticals, and product lines. John holds a PhD in computer engineering, served on several SaaS boards, taught a course at Stanford in its continuing studies department, and lectured at Google on building software products and software companies.

“John’s expertise as a software innovator will help us manage our fast-paced growth as we expand into new areas of the private markets,” said Haresh Patel. “We’re thrilled to have him on the team to help us execute our ambitious vision and mission of delivering a flawless client experience with the Mercatus platform.”

Mercatus is a platform for managing the complexity of today’s private investment data. It offers a single solution for fund managers’ data, from deal to divestment, asset to fund, and equity to debt.

“The data management technology platform built by Mercatus is superior to anything else in the private markets,” John Gibbon said. “I am looking forward to scaling our products and our company to meet the complex data needs of our private investor clients.”

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About Mercatus

Mercatus is the modern data management platform for private market investors. Our vision is total transparency across the entire investment lifecycle and investor ecosystem – from LP to GP to Portfolio Company and their underlying investments. Because the truth is in your data. Mercatus built the first data architecture to systematically harness and control data, workflows, and financial models to accelerate and scale growth, reduce operational risk, and achieve alpha. Many leading private market funds leverage Mercatus to manage over $590B of multi-asset investments globally. For more information on what makes our approach different, visit

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