Jonathan Korngold is a Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Services at General Atlantic ("GA"). He has worked in the firm’s London office and previously led the firm’s Global Healthcare sector. Jonathan is a member of the firm’s Executive, Investment, and Human Resources Committees and is the Co-Chair of the firm’s Portfolio Committee. Jonathan has worked closely with many of GA’s portfolio companies in the Financial Services, Healthcare, and Business Services sectors and is currently a board member of Avant.
Before joining GA in 2001, Jonathan worked at Goldman Sachs in the Principal Investment Area and in the Mergers & Acquisitions groups in London and in New York, respectively. He 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 active with Harvard University, where he co-chairs fundraising for his College class and has been a member of a number of Dean-appointed strategic task forces for Harvard College and Harvard Business School. In addition, he is a member of The Council on Foreign Relations, 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, and a member of the American Museum of Natural History's Advisory Council.
Jonathan has served on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations, including The 92nd Street Y, The Central Park Conservancy, The Cleveland Clinic, and The Dalton School, among others.
Jonathan and his team have been recognized for their efforts in the financial services sector, including having been named the top-ranked global Financial Technology investor by Institutional Investor on multiple occasions.
Jonathan graduated with an A.B. in Economics with Honors from Harvard College and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.