Peter Lipson focuses on direct co-investments, as well as investments in Latin America. He joined HarbourVest in 1997 as an associate focused on direct investments in operating companies. He completed HarbourVest's associate program in 1999 and went on to Harvard Business School; he rejoined HarbourVest 2001 after receiving his MBA. Peter currently focuses on growth equity, buyout, and mezzanine investments around the world and serves as a director of Mimeo.com, Photobox, Towne Park, Tropitone, and Xpressdocs. Peter also is involved in many of HarbourVest's activities in Latin America including building relationships with institutional investors and general partners in the region, as well as direct investments. Before joining HarbourVest, he worked as a financial analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group at Salomon Brothers. Peter received a BA in Economics from the University of California, San Diego in 1993, an MS in Information Systems from the University of Virginia in 1995, and an MBA from Harvard Business School in 2001.