General Atlantic Team

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

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Anton Levy

Co-President,
Managing Director,
Global Head of Technology
New York

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Anton Levy is Co-President, Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic’s Technology sector. 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. Anton has been named to the Forbes Midas List of top investors each year from 2014 to 2019. Before joining General Atlantic in 1998, Anton was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley where he focused on the technology sector.

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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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Chris Caulkin

Managing Director,
Head of Technology for EMEA
London

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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.

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Alex Crisses

Managing Director New York

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Alex Crisses is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s Technology sector. Alex leads the firm’s thematic sourcing program and co-heads its Emerging Growth Initiative. Before joining General Atlantic in 2016, Alex was a Managing Director at Insight Venture Partners where he focused on Software and Internet investments globally. Earlier in his career, Alex worked in the Investment Banking division at Credit Suisse where he focused on global energy and power.

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Achim Berg

Operating Partner Munich

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Achim Berg is an Operating Partner and part of General Atlantic’s Operations Group, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s EMEA investment team and portfolio companies. He also serves as President of BITKOM, Germany’s Federal Association of Information Technology, Telecommunications, and New Media. Before joining General Atlantic in 2016, Achim was Chief Executive Officer of arvato AG, a subsidiary of German media conglomerate Bertelsmann SE. Earlier in his career, he held a number of senior management positions at Microsoft, including Corporate Vice President of the Windows Phone division, General Manager of Microsoft Germany, and Area Vice President of Microsoft International. Prior to that, Achim served on the Executive Board of T-Com and worked at leading technology companies, including Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH, Dell Deutschland GmbH, and Bull AG.

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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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Peter Munzig

Managing Director Palo Alto

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Peter Munzig is a Managing Director and head of the firm’s Palo Alto office focusing on investments in the firm’s Technology group. Peter has spent time across the firm’s Business Services and Healthcare groups as well since joining the firm. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2005, Peter was an investment banker with Goldman Sachs where he advised clients in the technology, industrial, and consumer sectors on a range of M&A and corporate finance transactions.

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Preston McKenzie

Operating Partner New York

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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.

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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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Kell Reilly

Managing Director Palo Alto

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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.

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Gary Reiner

Operating Partner New York

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Gary Reiner is an Operating Partner and part of General Atlantic’s Operations Group, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies with a focus on strategy and technology. Before joining General Atlantic in 2010, Gary was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of General Electric where he led the mergers & acquisitions, sourcing, IT, operations, and quality teams for the company. Prior to that, he was a Partner with The Boston Consulting Group where he led strategy and operational improvement for technology businesses.

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Tanzeen Syed

Managing Director New York

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Tanzeen Syed is a Managing Director at General Atlantic and focuses on investments in the firm’s 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.

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Lu Wang

Operating Partner Beijing

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Lu Wang is an Operating Partner at General Atlantic, providing strategic counsel to the firm’s investment team and portfolio companies with a focus on the internet, e-commerce, digital and technology sectors in China. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Lu was Vice President at Baidu, Inc. In this role, he oversaw the company’s strategic partnerships, marketing, public relations and government relations functions. Prior to Baidu, Lu was President and Chief Executive Officer at Walmart Global eCommerce in Asia, the company’s second-largest global e-commerce market. In this role, Mr. Wang led Walmart’s strategic investment in JD.com, acquisition of e-commerce platform Yihaodian and subsequent integration of the two companies. He also previously held executive leadership positions at CBS Interactive and Ziff Davis in Asia.

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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. He is also a member of the firm’s Portfolio 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.

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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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