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Navid leads Serent's investment efforts in the education sector.

Prior to joining Serent, Navid was a Vice President at Augusta Columbia Capital, a mid-market technology focused private equity firm. At ACC, he was responsible for deal sourcing and execution across several vertical markets including healthcare, retail, enterprise software, and infrastructure. Prior to ACC, Navid was an investment professional at Technology Crossover Ventures where he was involved in originating deals, leading due diligence processes, and working with portfolio companies primarily in the healthcare sector. Navid began his career at Lazard where he worked on several merger and acquisition assignments for technology, media, and telecom clients.

Navid has an MBA from Columbia Business School as well as a BS in Business Administration and a BA in Political Science from University of California, Berkeley.