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Dr. Mohit Kaushal

Senior Advisor Palo Alto

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Dr. Mohit Kaushal is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Healthcare sector, drawing on his extensive career in investing, clinical medicine, academia, and public policy. Mohit served as a member of the White House Health IT task force during the Obama Administration and built and led the first dedicated healthcare team at the Federal Communications Commission. He serves on the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act Workgroup of the Health IT Policy Committee and the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics, advising Health and Human Services on data access and use. Mohit is also an ER physician, an Adjunct Professor of Biomedical Data Science at Stanford University, and continues to be active within public policy as a Scholar in Residence at the newly created Duke Margolis Center for Health Policy. Earlier in his career, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Brookings Institution.

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Rene Kern

Advisory Director New York

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Rene Kern is an Advisory Director at General Atlantic.  Rene joined General Atlantic in 1996, and during his tenure he established General Atlantic’s business in Europe and opened the London office in 2000. From 2004-2007, he led the firm’s Financial Services sector and from 2015-2018 he served as Head of the firm’s Resources Group. Before his 22 years at General Atlantic, Rene worked in the Investment Banking division at Morgan Stanley in New York and London, and served as a management consultant at Bain & Company in Boston.

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Dr. Judson Linville

Senior Advisor New York

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Dr. Judson Linville is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, bringing more than 30 years of international leadership experience at the intersection of financial services, technology, media, and marketing. Before joining General Atlantic in 2019, Dr. Linville was most recently Chief Executive Officer of Global Cards and Consumer Services at Citigroup, which he joined in 2010. While there, he led the largest global credit card franchise, representing $13 billion in revenue and 55 million individual and small business customers across 18 countries. He also ran digital, marketing, and data/analytics efforts across all of Citigroup’s consumer lines of business. Dr. Linville also served as a member of the Citigroup Operating Committee and the Citi Consumer Management Committee

Prior to Citigroup, Dr. Linville spent more than two decades at American Express, where he held leadership roles including President and CEO of Consumer Services, President of the U.S. Consumer Card Services Group, and President of Corporate Services. While at American Express, he led the Consumer Card, Membership Rewards, and Consumer Travel businesses in the U.S., as well as the Prepaid Card and Travelers Cheques businesses on a global basis, representing over 50% of the company’s earnings. He was also a member of the American Express Operating Committee, a six-person senior management team that set the strategic direction for the company alongside the CEO.

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David Mangum

Senior Advisor

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David Mangum is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic; he brings significant expertise in global financial technology, payments solutions and software. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, David was President and Chief Operating Officer of Global Payments Inc. (GPN). David was instrumental in leading the transformation of Global Payments from a payment processor to a worldwide provider of technology services and software. Prior to that, David was GPN’s Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. David also previously held executive leadership roles at Fiserv, Inc. and CheckFree Corporation.

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John Maraganore

Senior Advisor New York

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Dr. John Maraganore is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic focused on life sciences within the firm’s global Healthcare sector. Since 2002, Dr. Maraganore has served as the CEO of Alnylam, a biopharmaceutical company focused on RNAi therapeutics. Prior to Alnylam, Dr. Maraganore served as an officer and a member of the management team for Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. As Senior Vice President, Strategic Product Development for Millennium, he was responsible for the company’s product franchises in oncology, and cardiovascular, inflammatory, and metabolic diseases. He was previously Vice President, Strategic Planning and M&A and, prior to that, he was General Manager of Millennium BioTherapeutics, Inc., a former subsidiary of Millennium. Before Millennium, he served as Director of Molecular Biology and Director of Market and Business Development at Biogen, Inc. At Biogen, Dr. Maraganore invented and led the discovery and development of ANGIOMAX® (bivalirudin) for injection, formerly HIRULOGTM and currently marketed by The Medicines Company. Prior to Biogen, Dr. Maraganore was a scientist at ZymoGenetics, Inc., and the Upjohn Company.

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Nigel Morris

Senior Advisor New York

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Nigel Morris is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies.  Nigel is the Managing Partner of QED Investors, a direct investment fund focused on high-growth companies that leverage the power of data strategies. He also works in an advisory capacity with Oliver Wyman Consulting. In 1994, Nigel co-founded Capital One Financial Services, a company that pioneered an information-based strategy to help transform the consumer lending industry.

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Pedro Parente

Chairman of Brazil São Paulo

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Pedro Parente is Chairman of Brazil at General Atlantic and works closely with the Latin American investment team to support its portfolio companies in the country to scale and grow both regionally and internationally.

Pedro was formerly the Chairman and CEO of a leading food company, BRF. Prior to his tenure at BRF, Pedro Parente served as CEO or in other leadership roles at organizations including Petrobras, PRADA Financial Advisory Group, Bunge Brasil and Group RBS. Before his business career, Mr. Parente held several leadership roles in the Brazilian government, including Minister of Planning, Energy and Mining, and Chief of Staff during President Fernando Henrique Cardoso’s term.Pedro has been honored with both civil and military national decorations from Brazil.

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John Prasetio

Senior Advisor Singapore

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John Prasetio is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in Southeast Asia with a particular focus on Indonesia. John joined General Atlantic in 2017 and recently served as the Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Indonesia to the Republic of Korea. He is currently President Commissioner of the Indonesia Stock Exchange and Senior Advisor of Crowe Horwath Indonesia. John has held a number of senior executive and leadership positions at corporations, government institutions, and leading business associations. He began his career as a Faculty Lecturer in Economics at the University of Indonesia.

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Andy Slavitt

Senior Advisor New York

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Andy Slavitt is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Healthcare sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2017, Andy served as Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under President Obama. In this role, he spearheaded programs that provided access to quality healthcare for 140 million Americans, including Medicaid, Medicare, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace. Previously, Andy worked at UnitedHealth Group, serving as the Group Executive Vice President for Optum, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group, where he oversaw the delivery of clinical, technological, and operational solutions to healthcare clients and consumers from 2003 to 2013. Prior to this, he founded and served as CEO of HealthAllies, a venture backed technology-based consumer healthcare company, which he sold to UnitedHealth Group in 2003. Prior to HealthAllies, Andy was a consultant with McKinsey & Company and an investment banker with Goldman Sachs.

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Dr. Glenn Steele, Jr.

Senior Advisor New York

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Dr. Glenn Steele, Jr. is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Healthcare sector. Before joining General Atlantic in 2015, Glenn was President and Chief Executive Officer of Geisinger Health System. Previously, he served as the Richard T. Crane Professor in the Department of Surgery at University of Chicago, Vice President for Medical Affairs, and Dean of the Division of Biological Sciences at the Pritzker School of Medicine. Before that, Glenn was the William V. McDermott Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medical School, President and Chief Executive Officer of Deaconess Professional Practice Group, and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at New England Deaconess Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Spence

Senior Advisor New York

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Dr. Michael Spence is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic. His areas of focus include economic growth and policy in emerging markets, the influence of leadership on economic growth, and digitally enabled growth patterns.

Michael is a Nobel Laureate and serves as a co-chair with Joseph Stiglitz on the Commission on Global Economic Transformation; is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations; a Co-Chair of the Advisory Board of the Asia Global Institute in Hong Kong; and is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. He is also currently a professor of economics at New York University.  He is the author of The Next Convergence: The Future of Economic Growth in a Multispeed World.

From 2006 to 2010, Michael was the Chairman of The Commission on Growth and Development, an independent international body that analyzed opportunities for global economic growth. Michael is a Rhodes Scholar, and was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2001 for his contributions to the analysis of markets with informational gaps and asymmetries, and the dynamics of information flow. Previously, Michael taught at Harvard University, where he served as Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, and Stanford University, serving as Dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

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Ken Stevens

Senior Advisor New York

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Ken Stevens is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in the Consumer sector. Ken draws on his diverse retail and consumer products background, including serving as Chairman of Too Faced, Ulta, Charlotte Russe, and Cost Plus World Market. He has also held several Chief Executive Officer or President positions at Philosophy, Tween Brands, Express, Bath and Body Works, and Taco Bell. In addition, Ken co-led McKinsey & Company’s West Coast Consumer practice and held senior positons at PepsiCo.

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Loek van den Boog

Senior Advisor Amsterdam

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Loek van den Boog is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic and focuses on technology. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2019, Loek was the former Senior Vice President of EMEA for Oracle, as well as chairman of Mendix, Global Collect and Myriad. Loek will leverage his software and technology expertise and expansive network to provide strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies.

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Fabio Villegas

Senior Advisor

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Fabio Villegas is a Senior Advisor at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies in Latin America with a focus on Colombia. Before joining General Atlantic in 2016, Fabio served as Chief Executive Officer of Avianca from 2005 to 2015 where he led the company’s transition to a publicly traded company on the Colombian and New York Stock Exchanges. He currently serves as President of Decameron. Previously, Fabio served as an Advisor to the Luis Carlos Sarmiento Enterprise Organization, where he was responsible for the Colombian operations of Deutsche Bank and Rothschild Group, and worked for the Colombian National Association of Financial Institutions (ANIF). Throughout his career, he has also served in key public sector positions, including General Secretary of the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia and Minister of Government in Colombia.

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