Ajay Banga

Vice Chairman

REGION United States


Ajay is Vice Chairman at General Atlantic. A global leader in technology, data, financial services and innovating for inclusion, he spent 11 years as Mastercard’s President and Chief Executive Officer before becoming the company’s Executive Chairman. Over the course of his career, he has served as an advisor to governments, companies and organizations of all kinds, advocating for partnership and systems that deliver on profit and purpose. 

Current Board Affiliations

Exor, Chairman
International Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Chair
Partnership for Central America, Co-Chair
Temasek, Board Member

Historical Board Affiliations

Dow Inc, Board Member
Kraft, Board Member
Red Cross, Board Member
Weill Cornell Medicine, Member of the Board of Fellows


St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University, B.A., Economics
Indian Institute for Management, Ahmedabad, M.B.A.

Community Involvement

American India Foundation, Chairman Emeritus
Council on Foreign Relations, Member
Economic Club of New York, Vice Chair
Peterson Institute for International Economics, Board Member
Trilateral Commission, Member

Senior Advisors are independent contractors that are advisors to General Atlantic and its portfolio companies. They are not employees nor affiliates of General Atlantic entities.

Advisory Directors are former Managing Directors who have retired under General Atlantic’s retirement policy.