Andrew C. Pearson has 25 years of experience in global private equity. Mr. Pearson served as Managing Director, Chairman of the Portfolio Committee and Global Head of Portfolio Management with General Atlantic, one of the world's largest global growth equity firms with over $40 billion under management and 14 offices on four continents. As Chairman of the Portfolio Committee, Mr. Pearson was charged with establishing and executing the firm's global liquidity and value-creation targets as well as developing risk management parameters.
Prior to joining General Atlantic, Mr. Pearson was a Business Analyst at McKinsey & Company, Inc. Mr. Pearson serves as Treasurer and Board Member of the Blossom Hill Foundation, a non-profit which provides fellowships to social entrepreneurs who develop ideas to help children affected by conflict. He received an M.A. and B.A. in Regional Science from The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. in Finance, Magna Cum Laude, from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.