Crosspoint Capital Partners, a private equity investment firm focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and infrastructure software markets, has hired Samir Kapuria as managing director where he will help lead the company’s efforts to identify and invest in companies in the cybersecurity space.

Kapuria was previously the president of NortonLifeLock, a consumer cyber safety company.

“We are thrilled to have Samir join the team as we start our inaugural year with Fund I,” said Greg Clark, managing partner of Crosspoint. “Samir’s business creativity, deep sector knowledge, long standing relationships across the global software ecosystem and unique experience in leading all categories of cyber businesses brings a wealth of advantages to Crosspoint.”

“Bringing together a leadership team comprised of sector expertise, operational experience and investment skillsets is the most innovative and advantageous approach to private equity,” said Kapuria. “Such a foundation enables two types of capital investments across the Crosspoint portfolio: dollars and knowledge. I am extremely excited to join Crosspoint and work with a team that is primed to create value across the many challenges and opportunities we see in the market.”