General Atlantic Team
Our global team is dedicated to helping our portfolio companies become market leaders domestically, regionally, and globally.
Head of EMEA London
Gabriel Caillaux ×
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.
Head of Latin America New York, São Paulo
Martín Escobari ×
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.
Chairman of Global Technology Group New York
Anton Levy ×
Anton Levy is Co-President, Managing Director and Chairman of General Atlantic’s Global Technology Group. Anton also serves on the firm’s Management, Investment and Portfolio Committees. In addition to the companies mentioned below, Anton has led General Atlantic’s investments in leading technology companies such as Alibaba, CrowdStrike, Facebook, Slack and Snapchat and co-led investments in Adyen and Bytedance. Anton has been named to the Forbes Midas List of top investors each year from 2014 to 2022. Before joining General Atlantic in 1998, Anton was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley where he focused on the technology sector.
Head of Technology for EMEA London
Chris Caulkin ×
Chris Caulkin is a Managing Director and Head of Technology for EMEA focusing on General Atlantic’s investments in the Technology sector. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2011, Chris was an Analyst and Associate at Warburg Pincus in London for four years where he concentrated on investments in the media, technology, and business services sectors. Before Warburg Pincus, Chris was an Associate at The Boston Consulting Group in London where he worked on a range of media, technology, and financial services projects.
Head of Mexico Office Mexico City
Luis Cervantes ×
Luis Cervantes is a Managing Director 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 is a Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, and is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization. He also formerly served as an Adjunct Professor at Universidad Iberoamericana.
Managing Director, Global Head of New Investment Sourcing & Co-Head of Emerging Growth New York
Alex Crisses ×
Global Head of Technology Buyouts New York
Jonathan Durham ×
Jonathan Durham (“JD”) is a Managing Director and Global Head of Technology Buyouts at General Atlantic, overseeing the firm’s continued expansion into corporate buyouts in the technology sector and tech-enabled business models globally. Prior to General Atlantic, JD spent more than 16 years at Silver Lake, where he worked on significant capital commitments in areas including software, financial technology, digital marketing and education technology.
Head of Enterprise Technology New York
Aaron Goldman ×
Aaron Goldman is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s Enterprise Technology sector, where he leads the firms efforts around enterprise and vertical software and innovative technologies. Prior to his current role, Aaron Co-Headed Financial Services where he focused on Fintech and Payments. In addition to the companies listed below Aaron has been involved in our investments in Clip, d:local, Fireblocks, Mollie, Outsystems, NYDIG, PingPong, Riskified, Spendesk, Strike and Visma. 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.
Head of India & Southeast Asia Singapore
Sandeep Naik ×
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.
Head of Munich Munich
Joern Nikolay ×
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.
Managing Director, Co-Head of Brazil Office São Paulo
Luiz Ribeiro ×
Luiz Ribeiro is a Managing Director and Co-Head of General Atlantic’s Brazil Office. He also focuses on the firm’s investment activity in Columbia. 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.
Head of Consumer Internet and Technology New York
Tanzeen Syed ×
Tanzeen Syed is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s Consumer Internet and Technology sector. He rejoined General Atlantic in 2018 after working at the firm from 2006 to 2013. Prior to rejoining General Atlantic, Tanzeen was a Director at Temasek, where he led U.S. technology growth investments, and prior to that, he was a Vice President at Great Hill Partners, where he focused on Internet and software growth investing.
Head of China Hong Kong
Eric Zhang ×
Eric Zhang is a Managing Director and Head of General Atlantic’s business in China and also serves on the firm’s Management Committee. 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.
Managing Director Munich
Christian Figge ×
Christian Figge is a Managing Director 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.
Managing Director Palo Alto
Kell Reilly ×
Kell Reilly is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s Technology sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Kell was Co-Head of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications group at D1 Capital Partners, a long/short investment fund. He has over a decade of investment experience with global firms, including Dragoneer Investment Group, where he executed investments in companies including Airbnb, Appfolio, Atlassian, Slack, Snapchat, Spotify, and Uber. Kell also previously served as an Associate at Pacific Equity Partners and started his career as an investment banker at Merrill Lynch.
Operating Partner New York
Preston McKenzie ×
Preston McKenzie is an Operating Partner at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Technology sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2017, Preston served as Chief Executive Officer of NEWSCYCLE Solutions, and prior to that was Chief Executive Officer of MicroEdge. Earlier in his career, he held various senior roles with what is now Thomson Reuters, including serving as Vice President and General Manager of Thomson’s Business Development division. Prior to that, Preston spent 10 years with Landmark Communications in leadership and business development roles.