Jonathan Korngold is a Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Services at General Atlantic ("GA"). He is based in the firm’s New York office and previously worked in GA’s London office. Jonathan is a member of the firm’s Executive, Investment, Capital, and Human Resources Committees and has worked closely with many of GA’s portfolio companies in the Financial Services, Healthcare, and Business Services sectors. He is currently a board member of Avant and Santander Asset Management.
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 graduated with Honors with an A.B. in Economics from Harvard College and earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.