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Anish Batlaw

Operating Partner New York

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Anish Batlaw is an Operating Partner at General Atlantic and leads the firm’s Human Capital efforts (people, pay, and performance) in support of its global portfolio companies. His responsibilities include development of General Atlantic’s talent network, assessment and development of management teams, executive compensation, governance structures, and providing strategic Human Capital counsel to the firm and its portfolio companies.

Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2015, Anish worked at TPG Capital as an Operating Partner and Head of Human Capital for Asia. Prior to TPG, he was with Novartis in various leadership positions, including VP & Head of HR for Pharmaceuticals, U.S., and Europe, and as Head of Corporate Talent Management. He also worked at Microsoft as General Manager of HR in Redmond, Washington. Early in his career, Anish worked at PepsiCo, in various markets such as the U.S., India, China, and Vietnam.

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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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David Buckley

Operating Partner New York, Greenwich

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David Buckley is an Operating Partner and leads General Atlantic’s Insights Group, which integrates market research, data science, and revenue acceleration efforts across the firm’s global investment program at every stage in the investment lifecycle. David and his team work closely with portfolio company executive teams to support key digital marketing, pricing optimization, and sales effectiveness initiatives, and by providing access to the GA Network. Before joining General Atlantic in 2011, David worked at McKinsey & Company where he served clients in the High Tech, Private Equity, and Industrial sectors as a member of the Marketing and Sales practice. Previously, he served as a Captain in the United States Army.

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Cory Eaves

Operating Partner New York

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Cory A. Eaves 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 technology, operations, and digital transformation. Before joining General Atlantic in 2009, he was Executive Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, and Chief Information Officer at Misys plc. Earlier in his career, Cory also served as Chief Technology Officer of SSA Global, one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers and a former General Atlantic portfolio company.

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Justin Kotzin

Operating Partner,
Head of Capital Markets
New York

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Justin Kotzin is an Operating Partner and Head of Capital Markets at General Atlantic. He is also part of General Atlantic’s Operations Group, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment team and portfolio companies. Before joining General Atlantic in 2018, he worked at Morgan Stanley, most recently serving as Managing Director in the Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Syndicate group. In this role, he executed high yield and leveraged loan transactions across various sectors. Prior to that, he worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, most recently serving as Vice President in the Leveraged Finance Capital Markets group.

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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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Rob Perez

Operating Partner New York

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Rob Perez is an Operating Partner and part of General Atlantic’s Operations Group, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment team and portfolio companies in the Life Sciences sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, he was Managing Director of Vineyard Sound Advisors, LLC, an advisory practice focused on growth companies in the biopharma industry. Prior to that, Rob was President and CEO of Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. before its sale to Merck in 2015. Before joining Cubist in 2003, he served as Vice President of Biogen, Inc.’s CNS Business Unit.

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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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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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Frederico Carvalho

Operating Principal São Paulo

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Frederico Carvalho is an Operating Principal and part of General Atlantic’s Operations Group where he provides strategic support and financial expertise to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies with a focus on the Latin America region. Before joining General Atlantic in 2012, Fred served as Chief Operating Officer of the Merchant Banking division at BTG Pactual Group. Previously, he was a Partner in Deloitte’s Transaction Services group in São Paulo, leading deal advisory, corporate reorganization, and diligence services for major private equity investors and strategic clients in Brazil.

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Jacqueline Li

Operating Principal Shanghai

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Jacqueline Li is an Operating Principal at General Atlantic as part of the firm’s Operations Group, providing financial and analytical expertise to the portfolio companies in China. Before joining General Atlantic in 2018, Jacqueline was the CFO at GLP in the Financial Services segment. Prior to that, she was the CFO of ymm, a logistic platform start-up company. Jacqueline also has more than 10 years financial due diligence experience with PwC Transaction Services in China and Australia M&A markets.

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Alok Misra

Operating Principal,
Chief Operating Officer for India
Mumbai

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Alok Misra is the Chief Operating Officer of General Atlantic’s India office and an Operating Principal as part of the firm’s Operations Group, where he provides strategic support and financial expertise to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies with a focus on the India & Asia-Pacific region. Before joining General Atlantic in 2013, Alok served as Group Chief Financial Officer at WNS Group, where he helped lead the company through significant expansion and transformation. Prior to that, he was Group Chief Financial Officer of MphasiS BFL Group (now part of the Hewlett-Packard Company) and served in a number of accounting and finance roles at other firms, including I.T.C. Limited and PwC. Alok is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

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Seckin Ozdamar

Operating Vice President New York

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Seckin Ozdamar is an Operating Vice President in General Atlantic’s Insights Group. Seckin works closely with portfolio company executive teams to partner on key digital marketing impact levers. Before joining General Atlantic in 2020, Seckin worked at McKinsey & Company where he served clients in the Technology, Telecom, E-commerce, Media, and Retail sectors as a member of the Marketing and Sales practice with a specialization in digital marketing. Prior to that, he held roles ranging from sales to product line management to engineering in software and hardware companies.

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Lindsay Bedard

Operating Director New York

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Lindsay Bedard is an Operating Director at General Atlantic and focuses on the firm’s Human Capital efforts. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2018, Lindsay was a Director in the consumer technology practice at SPMB, an executive search firm. Prior to that, she was an Account Manager and Recruiter at ADVANTIS Global Inc.

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Asha Krishnan

Operating Director Mumbai

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Asha Krishnan is an Operating Director and part of General Atlantic’s Operations Group, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s portfolio companies in India and South East Asia with a focus on human capital. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, she was a Senior Vice President in IDFC First Bank, where she headed Talent Acquisition for the bank and HR for the Operations and Technology verticals. Prior to that, Asha worked with Tata Sons, where she rendered support to Boards and Nomination & Remuneration Committees of Tata companies.  Asha also held roles in the HR consulting practice of Ernst & Young and has driven multiple engagements across the HR value chain for companies spanning multiple sectors.

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Henry Portwood

Operating Director New York

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Henry Portwood is an Operating Director at General Atlantic focusing on the firm’s capital markets efforts for its global portfolio companies. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Henry was an Investment Banking Associate on the Healthcare Equity Capital Markets team at J.P. Morgan where he advised healthcare clients across various equity capital raising alternatives.

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