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Russ Pyle

Russ has helped us think through the strategic and tactical implications of both organic and inorganic growth initiatives. He has visited prospective acquisition targets with me and is always accessible for a call.

Al Ruffalo, CEO, RuffaloCODY


Russ Pyle is a Partner at North Bridge Growth Equity. His areas of focus include technology-enabled services, communications and software companies.

Russ joined North Bridge Growth Equity in the spring of 2007. Prior to North Bridge, he invested in technology and communications companies at M/C Venture Partners, a Boston-based private equity firm.

Russ enjoys partnering with passionate entrepreneurs who are proud of their success but who see the opportunity to create category-defining businesses. He works closely with his portfolio companies as they add to their board and team, evaluate acquisitions, and create long term strategic plans.

As a Partner at M/C Venture Partners, a $1.5 billion communications and technology focused private equity firm, he invested growth equity in the software, managed services and communications industries. Before M/C, he worked at private equity firm, TA Associates as an Associate in the technology group and at Alex. Brown & Sons as an investment banking analyst.

Russ has a MBA from Harvard Business School and an AB from Princeton University. He enjoys playing golf, coaching his kids' sports teams and reading American history.

From My Portfolio
  • Dyn Inc
  • Clarity
  • Jive
  • BrightTALK
  • Spoonflower