9Questions — David Flannery, Vista Credit Partners
- Sasha Padbidri
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David Flannery is president and senior managing director of Vista Credit Partners (VCP), the credit investing arm of Vista Equity Partners. He reports directly to Vista’s founder, Robert F. Smith, and oversees all credit transactions.
Flannery spoke to 9fin about the resilience of enterprise software companies in a recessionary environment, the emergence of generative artificial intelligence technologies, and his work with New York City-based non-profit DREAM.