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Ben Paull
TPG Growth
Americas

Ben Paull is the Chief Financial Officer of TPG Growth and the Rise Fund and is based in San Francisco. Ben joined TPG in 2019. Prior to joining the firm, Ben was the Chief Financial Officer at Magnetar Capital. Ben graduated from the University Of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds School of Business and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

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Ben Paull

TPG Growth
Karl Peterson
TPG Pace Group

Karl Peterson is a Senior Partner of TPG and Managing Partner of TPG Pace Group, the firm’s newly formed effort to sponsor SPACs and other permanent capital solutions for companies. He also serves as President and CEO of TPG Pace Holdings. In December 2016, Karl was named Lead Director of Sabre’s Board. Karl has held multiple senior roles since joining TPG in 2004, including leading investments for the firm in technology, media, financial services, and travel sectors, and overseeing TPG's European operations. Prior to 2004, Karl was a co-founder of Hotwire.com and served as the company’s president and CEO.  He led the business from its launch in 2000 through its sale to InterActiveCorp in 2003.  Before Hotwire, Karl was a Principal at TPG in San Francisco, and from 1992 to 1995, he was a financial analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Karl is currently a Director of Caesars Acquisition Company, Playa Hotels and Resorts, Saxo Bank, TES Global, and TPG Pace Holdings. 

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Karl Peterson

TPG Pace Group
Dominic Picone
TPG Capital Asia
Asia

Dominic Picone is a Partner with TPG Capital Asia based in Singapore, where he works on TPG's private equity investments in Southeast Asia. Prior to joining TPG in 2005, Dominic was in investment banking at Credit Suisse in Melbourne, Australia. His involvement in current and past TPG investments includes Vietnam Australia International School, 8990 Holdings, BFI Finance, BTPN, Myanmar Distillery Company / Grand Royal, and PropertyGuru. He holds degrees in Commerce (Honours) and Law from the University of Melbourne.

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Dominic Picone

TPG Capital Asia
Akash Pradhan
TPG Capital,
TPG Growth
Americas

Akash Pradhan works across TPG Capital and TPG Growth focusing on Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT) investments, and is based in San Francisco. He previously worked in TPG Capital's TMT group from 2013-2015. Akash has been or is currently involved with TPG’s investments in Box, DreamBox, GreenSky, Renaissance Learning, and Zscaler. Prior to joining TPG, he worked at merchant bank Raine in New York. Akash holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, from UC Berkeley.

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Akash Pradhan

TPG Capital,
TPG Growth
Heather Preston
TPG Biotech
Americas

Dr. Heather Preston is a Partner at TPG Biotech based in San Francisco. Prior to joining TPG in 2005, Heather held senior positions at J.P. Morgan Partners, McKinsey & Company, NEA, and in academic medicine. Heather graduated from Oxford and completed her scientific and medical subspecialty training at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard, and UCSF. Dr. Preston serves on the Board of Directors of Alder Biotherapeutics (ALDR), Otonomy (OTIC), Albireo, Unchained Labs and Enlibrium, as well as the Fine Art Museums of San Francisco, the Harlech Foundation, and St. Luke’s School.

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Heather Preston

TPG Biotech
Nehal Raj
TPG Capital,
TPG Growth
Americas

Nehal Raj is a Partner at TPG based in San Francisco, where he heads the firm’s Technology Group and leads the firm’s investment activities in the technology sector across its private equity platforms (TPG Capital, TPG Growth, and The Rise Fund). Prior to joining TPG in 2006, Nehal was an investor at Francisco Partners. Nehal received an AB in economics and MS in industrial engineering from Stanford University (Phi Beta Kappa) and an MBA from Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar). Nehal is currently a Director of C3 IoT, Domo, EverFi, Mediware, Noodle Analytics (Chairman), Sutherland Global Services, Wind River Systems (Chairman), and Zscaler. He previously served as Director of Aptina Imaging (acquired by ON Semiconductor), CCC Information Services (acquired by Advent International), Decision Insight Information Group (acquired by CoreLogic), IMS Health (NYSE: IMS), Intergraph (acquired by Hexagon AB), and Symbility Solutions (TSX-V: SY). Nehal also serves on the Board of Trustees of San Francisco Day School and the Advisory Board of Breakthrough San Francisco. 

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Nehal Raj

TPG Capital,
TPG Growth
Kiran Rao
TPG Capital
Americas

Kiran Rao is a Director of Portfolio Operations at TPG Capital and is based in San Francisco, where he is a leader on the Tech Operations team. Since 2010, Kiran has been involved in numerous investments including Anastasia Beverly Hills, WellSky (formerly Mediware), Everfi, Cirque Du Soleil, Chobani, Enlivant, RentPath (formerly Primedia), and Univision Communications. Prior to joining TPG, Kiran spent five years as a management consultant at McKinsey & Company, serving clients in the TMT and private equity space, and before that worked in Silicon Valley in professional services and product management roles at Accenture, Cisco Systems, and Asera, a Kleiner Perkins software start-up. He received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and computer science at UC Berkeley, as a Chancellor's Scholar, and an MBA from Columbia Business School, as a Dean’s Scholar. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Cal Alumni Association (CAA) at UC Berkeley.

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Kiran Rao

TPG Capital
Shailesh Rao
TPG Growth
Asia

Shailesh Rao is a Partner and Head of India and Southeast Asia for TPG Growth and The Rise Fund. Prior to joining TPG, Shailesh was Vice President for International Operations at Twitter. He was previously a senior executive at Google as Global Commercial Director for Geo, Vice President in charge of YouTube for Asia Pacific, and Managing Director of Google India. Shailesh currently serves on the boards of BookMyShow and Fourth Partner Energy. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and dual degrees from the University of Pennsylvania, B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business and a B.A. with Honors.

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Shailesh Rao

TPG Growth
Corinna Rao
TPG Growth
Americas

Corinna Rao is a Vice President at TPG Growth based in San Francisco, where she works in TPG Growth’s human capital team and leads executive compensation. Prior to joining TPG in 2018, Corinna was an investor at KKR and Ares Management and worked at Merrill Lynch. Corinna received her Bachelor’s from NYU Stern School of Business.

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Corinna Rao

TPG Growth
DK Ray
TPG Capital,
Operations
Americas

DK Ray is a Field Operations Advisor at TPG Capital, where he focuses on digital initiatives at TPG portfolio companies. Prior to joining TPG in 2019, DK served as the General Manager of Digital Marketing Operations at T-Mobile, and the Category Lead of Kindle accessories at Amazon. He holds an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, VSSUT, India.

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DK Ray

TPG Capital,
Operations