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Hichem Omezzine
TPG Growth
Europe

Hichem Omezzine is a Partner with TPG Growth based in London, focused primarily on Africa and Impact investments. Prior to joining TPG in 2020, Hichem was a Director and led the Global education sector at Actis. Hichem received an MBA from Wharton, where he was a Palmer scholar, and is a graduate of Ecole Polytechnique, Ecole Nationale Des Ponts et Chausses and Science-Po in France.

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Hichem Omezzine

TPG Growth
Frederick Paulenich
TPG Growth
Americas

Fred Paulenich is a Partner at TPG Growth based in San Francisco, where he works in TPG Growth's Operations group and leads the human capital function. Prior to joining TPG in 2014, Fred served as SVP of Human Resources for Walmart's Global eCommerce business, SVP of Global Human Resources for Levi Strauss & Co., and Vice President of Human Resources for Pepsi-Cola North America. Fred graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Hiram College.

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Frederick Paulenich

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
James Piper
TPG Real Estate
Europe

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James Piper

TPG Real Estate
Max Pott
TPG Capital

Max Pott focuses on software and enterprise technology investments for TPG Capital and is based in London. Prior to joining TPG in 2015, Max worked at Goldman Sachs in their Technology, Media and Telecommunications investment banking group in London. Max holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen and received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar.

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Max Pott

TPG Capital
Akash Pradhan
TPG Capital,
TPG Growth
Americas

Akash Pradhan works across TPG’s private equity funds focusing on Software & Enterprise Technology investments. He is based in San Francisco and joined TPG in 2013. Akash has been or is currently involved with TPG’s investments in Ellucian, Checkmarx, DreamBox, Renaissance Learning, GreenSky, Box, Zenefits and Zscaler. Prior to joining TPG, he worked at The Raine Group, a TMT merchant bank, 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
Nehal Raj
TPG Capital,
TPG Growth
Americas

Nehal Raj is a Partner at TPG based in San Francisco. He co-leads the firm’s investment activities in software and enterprise technology across its private equity platforms -- TPG Capital, TPG Growth, The Rise Fund, and TPG Tech Adjacencies, where he serves as Co-Managing Partner. Prior to joining TPG in 2006, Nehal was an investor at Francisco Partners. Previously, he worked in the Mergers, Acquisitions, and Restructurings Department of Morgan Stanley. He 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 currently serves on the board of the following TPG investments: C3.ai, Digital.ai, Kaseya, Noodle.ai, Planview, WellSky, and Wind River. He is also closely involved with the firm’s investments in Checkmarx and Sonatype. Nehal was previously a director of a number of TPG investments prior to their successful exits, including: CCC Information Services (acquired by Advent International), IQVIA (NYSE: IQV), Intergraph (acquired by Hexagon AB), and Zscaler (NASDAQ: ZS). Nehal 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 Partner and Director of Portfolio Operations with 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
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