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Michael Smith

Managing Director
Michael Smith

Mr. Smith joined Bain Capital in 2016. He is a Managing Director on the Bain Capital Public Equity team. During 2019 and 2020, Mr. Smith was a founding team member of Bain Capital Tech Opportunities, Bain Capital’s technology growth equity business unit, where he was involved in several of the fund’s early software investments before returning to Public Equity. From 2016 to 2019, he was a member of the Bain Capital Public Equity team where he led coverage of the internet, media and telecom sectors. Prior to joining Bain Capital, Mr. Smith was a member of the private equity team at Advent International. Earlier in his career, Mr. Smith was a consultant at Bain & Company.


Mr. Smith received his M.B.A. with high distinction from Harvard Business School where he was a Baker Scholar and graduated cum laude from Williams College.