Jonathan Korngold is head of General Atlantic’s Global Financial Services sector and is a member of the firm’s Executive, Investment and Capital Committees, as well as the firm’s Human Resources Committee. He is based in New York, has worked in GA’s London office, and previously led the firm’s Global Healthcare sector. In his various capacities, he has worked closely with many of the firm’s portfolio companies in the financial services, healthcare, and business services sectors, and is currently a board member of Santander Asset Management and Avant.
Before joining GA in 2001, Jonathan was a member of Goldman Sachs’ Principal Investment Area and Mergers & Acquisitions groups in London and New York, respectively. Jonathan has also spent extensive time in China, where he studied Mandarin Chinese at Peking University and did pro bono work for the U.S. Embassy's Foreign Commercial Service in Beijing.
Jonathan is also active with Harvard University, where he Co-Chairs fundraising for his College class, is a member of the Executive Committee of the Harvard College Fund, and has been a member of a number of Dean-appointed strategic task forces for Harvard College and for the Harvard Business School. In addition, he has been an Adjunct Professor in the Finance and Economics Division of Columbia Business School, a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a Commissioned Kentucky Colonel, a member of the American Museum of Natural History's Museum Advisory Council, a Trustee of The Cleveland Clinic, of The Dalton School, of The Central Park Conservancy, and of the 92nd Street Y, among other institutions.
Jonathan and his team have been recognized for their efforts in the financial services sector, including having been ranked #1 in Institutional Investor's list of global Financial Technology dealmakers.
He received an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College, graduating with honors, and he received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.