Cian Cotter is a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners. He joined Insight in 2003 and leads the firm’s capital markets and capital formation activities.
Cian manages Insight's inbound deal flow from the banking sector and maintains relationships with the global investment banking and capital markets communities. Cian also focuses on creating strategic outcomes for Insight's portfolio companies including IPO planning and execution, recapitalizations and M&A advisory. He leads Insight's relationships with strategic acquirers in the software and Internet sectors and helps strengthen corporate and business development activities on behalf of Insight's portfolio companies. As part of Cian’s leadership of Insight's capital formation activities, he is responsible for Insight's relationships with potential and existing investors.
Cian sits on the boards of Fenergo, Mediaspectrum, Nymbus and Studio Moderna.
Prior to joining Insight, Cian was a Product Marketing Manager with Canon, Inc. and a Product Strategy Manager with Cable & Wireless, plc. Cian has a BBS from the University of Limerick, Ireland and an MBA from HEC, France.