Megan Panzer Kageleiry

  • Head of Talent Strategy & Operations
  • Bay Area

Megan leads strategic talent initiatives internally at Bain Capital Ventures and across our portfolio. She counsels founders and leaders on leveraging best practices, innovative technology, and people analytics as they scale their organizations.

Megan has spent her career leading recruiting and human resources teams. Most recently, Megan led talent & people operations at Thumbtack as it doubled in size and expanded internationally. Previously, Megan led a team of talent operators at MuleSoft through its acquisition by Salesforce. She also spent four years at Boston Consulting Group, where she built and launched a new initiative to expand recruiting to JDs, MDs, and PhDs across North America.


Megan has a Bachelor of Arts from Bates College. Originally from Washington, DC, Megan now lives in San Francisco with her husband, son, and growing plant collection.  She loves trying new New York Times recipes, reading novels with strong female protagonists, and running in Golden Gate Park.


  • Bates College 4 years
  • RueLaLa 2 years
  • Boston Consulting Group 4 years
  • MuleSoft 1 year
  • Thumbtack 3 years
  • Bain Capital Ventures 1 year