General Atlantic Team

Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.

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Aaron Goldman

Managing Director,
Co-Head of Financial Services
London

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Aaron Goldman is a Managing Director and Co-Head of General Atlantic’s Financial Services sector with a particular focus on investments in financial technology. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2007, Aaron was part of the growth equity arm of the Fremont Group in San Francisco where he made several investments in the Internet, communications, and healthcare sectors. While at the Fremont Group, he served as President and Chief Financial Officer of LPL Technologies, a growth stage company focused on the early diagnosis of ovarian cancer. Prior to that, Aaron was an Analyst in Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette’s Leveraged Finance group.

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Paul Stamas

Managing Director,
Co-Head of Financial Services
New York

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Paul Stamas is a Managing Director and Co-Head of General Atlantic’s Financial Services sector. He has also been active in the firm’s Healthcare sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2010, Paul was an Associate at Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe, concentrating on investments in the healthcare services and information & business services sectors. Prior to that, he was an Analyst in the Consumer Retail Group in the Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs. Paul was named one of GrowthCap’s Top 40 Under 40 Growth Investors in 2016 and 2019.

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Gabriel Caillaux

Co-President,
Managing Director,
Head of EMEA
London

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Gabriel Caillaux is Co-President, Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in EMEA. He is also a member of the firm’s Management, Investment, and Portfolio Committees. Since joining the firm in 2004, Gabriel has helped expand the firm’s investment focus across the greater European region to include Eastern Europe and the Middle East. He focuses on investments in the Financial Services and Technology sectors. Before joining General Atlantic, Gabriel worked in the telecoms, media & technology division at Merrill Lynch in London and New York.

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Martín Escobari

Co-President,
Managing Director,
Head of Latin America
New York, São Paulo

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Martín Escobari is Co-President, Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in Latin America. Martín is Chairman of the firm’s Investment Committee and also serves on the Management and Portfolio Committees.

Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, Martín was a Managing Director at Advent International where he focused on the financial services sector. Prior to that, he was Co-Founder and CFO of Submarino.com, a leading Brazilian online retailer that went public on the Bovespa and was sold to Lojas Americanas in 2006. Martin started his career as a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group.

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Sandeep Naik

Managing Director,
Head of India & Southeast Asia
Mumbai

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Sandeep Naik is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in India & Southeast Asia. He is also a member of the firm’s Management and Portfolio Committees. Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, Sandeep served as a Partner and Co-Head of India for Apax, leading investments in the healthcare, financial and business services, and retail and consumer sectors. Earlier in his career, he was Global Marketing Manager at Medtronic Inc., a scientist at Mayo Clinic, and a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. He is also the Co-Founder of InfraScan Inc., a medical device business focused on detecting bleeding inside the brain using a handheld device. Sandeep was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and has served on the Global Agenda Council of New Order of Economic Thinking.

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Joern Nikolay

Managing Director,
Head of Munich
Munich

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Joern Nikolay is a Managing Director and leads General Atlantic’s business in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland as part of the EMEA team. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2008, Joern was an Associate at TA Associates in London. Before that, he was a Case Team Leader at Bain & Company in Düsseldorf, and an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt.

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Shantanu Rastogi

Managing Director Mumbai

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Shantanu Rastogi is a Managing Director and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services, Healthcare, and Consumer sectors in the India & Asia-Pacific region. He rejoined General Atlantic in 2013 after working at the firm from 2005 to 2007. Previously, Shantanu was a Principal at Apax Partners, and prior to that, he was a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company.

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Eric Zhang

Managing Director,
Head of China
Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai

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Eric Zhang is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in China.  Before joining the firm in 2016, Eric was a Global Partner and Managing Director at The Carlyle Group from 2006 to 2016 where he focused on investments in Asia. Previously, he was Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions at Credit Suisse in Hong Kong, and prior to that, he was a Vice President in the Investment Banking division at China International Capital Corporation Limited in Beijing.

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Rodrigo Catunda

Principal São Paulo

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Rodrigo Catunda is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments across various sectors in Latin America. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2011, Rodrigo was an Investment Banking Associate at J.P. Morgan in São Paulo and New York, focused on Latin America.

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Luis Cervantes

Principal,
Head of Mexico Office
Mexico City

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Luis Cervantes is a Principal and leads General Atlantic’s Mexico City office, focusing on the firm’s growth investments in Mexico and across Latin America. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2013, Luis was an Associate at Advent International where he concentrated on investments across sectors in Latin America. Previously, he was an Investment Banking Analyst at UBS in the Latin American group based in Mexico City. Luis also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Universidad Iberoamericana.

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Christian Figge

Principal Munich

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Christian Figge is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2012, Christian was a Research Assistant at the Technical University of Munich with a focus on empirical entrepreneurial finance topics. Before that, he worked at BC Partners and L.E.K. Consulting where he concentrated on the business services, healthcare, and industrial sectors.

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Roger Gao

Principal Hong Kong

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Roger Gao is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services and Technology sectors in China. Before joining the firm in 2012, Roger was an Analyst in the Investment Banking division at Goldman Sachs based in Hong Kong where he focused on the consumer, retail, and healthcare sectors.

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Raph Osnoss

Principal New York

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Raph Osnoss is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in the Financial Services sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2014, Raph was an Associate with Berkshire Partners in Boston where he concentrated on investments across a number of sectors including business services, communications, healthcare, and consumer. He began his career as an Analyst in the Investment Banking division of Goldman Sachs in the Leveraged Finance group.

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Luiz Ribeiro

Principal São Paulo

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Luiz Ribeiro is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in Brazil and Colombia. Before joining General Atlantic in 2016, Luiz worked as a Director at Advent International where he concentrated on the financial services and healthcare sectors while based in the São Paulo and Bogota offices. During his time at Advent, he served on the boards of a number of investments, and served as Interim CFO of Atmosfera.

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Rajat Sood

Principal Mumbai

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Rajat Sood is a Principal at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Financial Services and Technology sectors. After joining General Atlantic’s Mumbai office in 2007, Rajat also worked at the firm’s New York office from 2009 to 2012. Prior to General Atlantic, he was a consultant at McKinsey & Company in India where he worked with clients in the financial services, retail, and health insurance sectors on a range of strategic and operational issues.

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Sharad Bhojnagarwala

Vice President Mumbai

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Sharad Bhojnagarwala is a Vice President at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s investments in the India and Southeast Asia regions. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2011, Sharad was an Investment Professional at TVS Capital where he focused on investments in the mid-cap Consumer sector among others. Before that, he worked in technology roles at various companies in Boston, including EMC, Lucent Technologies, Trebia Networks, and ZipDiner.com.

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