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Will Chen

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Professional Experience

Will Chen is a Managing Director in the Private Equity team within the Asset & Wealth Management Division at Goldman Sachs. He first joined Goldman Sachs in 2006 in the TMT Group of the Investment Banking Division, and rejoined the firm as a Managing Director in 2018.

In his current role, Will leads control-oriented investments in software and tech-enabled services businesses. He currently serves on the boards of Fortress, Aptos, CommerceHub and Sterling. Previously, Will was a deal principal at Apax Partners in London and New York, during which time he served on the boards of Exact Software, Paradigm Geophysical, Epicor and Sophos. Earlier in his career, he was a consultant at Bain & Company, where he worked in the San Francisco and Hong Kong offices.

Will graduated with a BS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, an MS in Engineering-Economic Systems and Operations Research from Stanford University, an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.