Jonathan Korngold Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Services
United States New York
Jonathan Korngold Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Services

Jon Korngold is a Managing Director and Global Head of General Atlantic’s Financial Services sector.  Jon serves as Chairman of the firm’s Portfolio Committee and is a member of the firm’s Executive, Investment, Human Resources, and Emerging Growth Investment Committees. He has worked in the firm’s London office and previously led the firm’s Global Healthcare sector. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2001, Jon worked at Goldman Sachs in the Principal Investment Area and in the Mergers & Acquisitions groups in London and New York, respectively. Jon has spent extensive time in China, where he studied Mandarin Chinese at Peking University and did pro bono work for the U.S. Embassy’s Foreign Commercial Service in Beijing. He has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader and has served as an adjunct professor within Columbia Business School’s Finance & Economics department. For each of the past three years, Jon has been ranked #1 globally among investors on Institutional Investor’s “Fintech Finance 40”, a list of the top dealmakers in the financial technology industry.

Current Board Affiliations

Avant, Board Member

Historical Board Affiliations

Align Networks, Board Member
Emdeon, Board Member
MedExpress, Board Member
Qualicorp, Board Member
Saxo Bank, Board Member


Harvard College, A.B., Economics
Harvard Business School, M.B.A.

Community Involvement

American Museum of Natural History, Advisory Council Member
Kentucky Colonels, Commissioned Kentucky Colonel
Rockefeller University, Rockefeller University Council Member
The 92nd Street Y, Trustee
The Central Park Conservancy, Trustee
The Council on Foreign Relations, Member
The Dalton School, Trustee
Young Presidents Organization, Member