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William E. Ford

CEO at General Atlantic


Bill Ford has over 25 years of experience investing in and helping to build leading growth companies including e*Trade, Priceline and Tory Burch. As CEO of General Atlantic, Bill has deepened the firm’s global presence, increased its capital base, and expanded its capabilities to identify high potential growth companies across multiple sectors and geographies. He currently serves on the boards of several portfolio companies including Axel Springer, Tory Burch, Oak Hill Advisors, and IHS-Markit. He was formerly a director of prior General Atlantic portfolio companies including First Republic Bank, NYSE Euronext, e*Trade, Priceline and NYMEX. Bill is Chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee and is a member of its Investment, Portfolio and Capital Committees.

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