Jonathan Korngold is a Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Services at General Atlantic. He is based in the firm’s New York office and worked previously in GA’s London office. Jonathan is a member of the firm’s Executive and Investment Committees and has worked closely with many of the GA’s portfolio companies in the Financial Services, Healthcare, and Business Services sectors. He is currently a board member of GA portfolio companies Santander Asset Management and Avant.
Before joining GA in 2001, Jonathan worked at Goldman Sachs in the principal investment area and mergers & acquisitions groups in London and New York, respectively. He has also spent extensive time in China, where he studied Mandarin Chinese at Peking University and was involved with the U.S. Embassy's Foreign Commercial Service in Beijing.
Jonathan is active with Harvard University, where he co-chairs fundraising for his college class and is a member of a number of dean-appointed strategic task forces for Harvard College and 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, and a member of the American Museum of Natural History's Museum Advisory Council.
Jonathan is on the board of a number of nonprofit organizations including 92nd St Y, Central Park Conservancy, Cleveland Clinic, and The Dalton School
He graduated with honors with an A.B. in economics from Harvard College and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.