Founder and Managing Partner
Founder and Managing Partner, TPG Growth
Bill is a founder and the Managing Partner of TPG Growth and a member of TPG’s leadership committees. Prior to joining TPG in 2004, he was the chairman and CEO of Critical Path Inc. He joined Critical Path Inc. in April of 2001 to undertake a major financial and operational restructuring of the company. Previously, he 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. He co-founded and served as president of Pharmanex, Inc., a leading phyto-pharmaceutical and dietary supplement company with annual global sales of approximately $1 billion. Prior to Pharmanex, Inc., Bill was a senior associate with Bain Capital, LLC and Information Partners. He is a board member of AgraQuest, Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., Schiff Nutrition International, Inc., SuccessFactors, Survey Monkey and XOJET. Bill earned a bachelor of Arts with honors from Yale University and a masters of Business Administration from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. As part of his philanthropic and not-for-profit activities, he serves on the Advisory Council for the Yale School of Management, the boards of Endeavor Global and Common Sense Media. He is an active member of Young Presidents’ Organization in the San Francisco Barbary Coast chapter and the World Economic Forum.