Rene Kern Managing Director and Head of Resources Group
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Rene Kern Managing Director and Head of Resources Group

Rene Kern is a Managing Director and leads General Atlantic’s value-add program, Global Growth AccelerationTM, which comprises the firm’s Resources Group, Special Advisors, and Advisory Directors. He is also a member of the firm’s Executive and Portfolio Committees. Rene joined General Atlantic in 1996 and played a key role establishing and leading the firm’s business in Europe. He has also led the firm’s Financial Services sector. Earlier in his career, Rene was a Vice President in the Investment Banking division at Morgan Stanley in New York and London. Prior to that, he was a management consultant at Bain & Company in Boston.


Current Board Affiliations

MeteoGroup, Chairman of the Board

Historical Board Affiliations

Amedes Group, Board Member
BM&F Bovespa, Board Member
CBOE, Board Member
Intec, Board Member
OptionsHouse, Board Member

Education

University of California, Berkeley, B.S., Business Administration
College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, M.A., International and Global Studies
The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, M.B.A.

Community Involvement

The Lauder Institute, The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, Member of the Board of Governors
U.C. Berkeley Foundation, Trustee
Greenwich Academy, Trustee