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Bill McGlashan

Founder and Managing Partner, TPG Growth

Biography

Bill McGlashan is the Founder and Managing Partner of TPG Growth, and a Founder & CEO of The Rise Fund. He is also a member of TPG's leadership committees. TPG Growth was founded in 2007 to specialize in growth equity and middle-market buyout opportunities. Taking a long-term and hands-on approach to partnership, TPG Growth identifies unique companies across the U.S., Asia, and Africa and helps them achieve their full potential. TPG Growth manages more than $7 billion in assets across a variety of sectors including healthcare, consumer, media, technology and industrials.

Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Mr. McGlashan served as Chairman and CEO of Critical Path, Inc., where he oversaw a major financial and operational restructuring of the company beginning in 2001. Mr.
McGlashan previously co-founded and served as CEO of Vectis Group, a venture corporation that capitalized and built companies in emerging markets in partnership with leading U.S. technology businesses. Mr. McGlashan was a Co-Founder and President of Pharmanex, Inc., a leading phyto- pharmaceutical and dietary supplement company.

Mr. McGlashan is a co-founder and Director of STX Entertainment and Evolution Media. He serves as Chairman of the boards of Fender Musical Instruments and XOJet. He is a Director on the Boards of Creative Artists Agency, HotSchedules, e.l.f Cosmetics, Gavin de Becker & Associates and Zenefits. Mr. McGlashan's current non-profit activities include board roles at Endeavor Global and Common Sense Media. Mr. McGlashan is an active member of the Young Presidents' Organization and the World Economic Forum. Mr. McGlashan's past board service includes Survey Monkey, Success Factors, Schiff Nutrition International, Vincraft, AgraQuest, David's Bridal and WIL Research Laboratories.

Bill earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business and a BA with Honors from Yale University.