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Managing Partner, Silver Lake

Ken Hao

Ken Hao is Chairman and Managing Partner of Silver Lake and based in Menlo Park, CA. Ken has led investments in a range of technology industry leaders across a range of sectors and geographies. His investments have included Alibaba Group, Broadcom and Seagate, and he currently serves on the boards of ServiceMax (a former division of GE), SMART Modular, SolarWinds and Norton-LifeLock (successor company to Symantec). 

Prior to joining Silver Lake at its launch twenty years ago, Ken was with Hambrecht & Quist (now part of JP Morgan) from 1990-1999, where he served as a Managing Director. Outside of Silver Lake, Ken serves on the Board of Overseers and Executive Council for UCSF Health.

Ken graduated from Harvard College with a degree in Economics.