Katie Boolukos joined Silver Lake in 2016 as Senior Counsel. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Ms. Boolukos was a Corporate Associate for several years at the law firm of Latham & Watkins LLP in its Menlo Park office, where she focused on private and public company representation. Ms. Boolukos holds a B.A. from the University of Vermont and a J.D. from Cornell Law School.
Katherine Brody joined Silver Lake in 2014 as Senior Counsel. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Ms. Brody was a corporate associate for six years at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in its London office, where she focused on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and other corporate transactions. Ms. Brody holds a B.S. from Tulane University and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.
Susannah Carrier joined Silver Lake in 2006 and is a Managing Director. She heads the Firm's fundraising and investor relationship management and communications. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Ms. Carrier was with the hedge fund and private equity investor relations team at Quadrangle Group in New York. She previously worked at Credit Suisse in London, where she focused on business development for the financial sponsor group, preceded by time with the technology investment banking group. Prior to that, she had been with SG Cowen in San Francisco working on numerous public and private equity offerings for technology companies. Additionally, before graduate school, Ms. Carrier worked in New York with the international private bank of Citibank and with the investment management and investment banking divisions of Bankers Trust Company. Ms. Carrier serves on the board of Episcopal Charities of New York. She received an M.B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. with distinction from Wellesley College.
Jon Goldberg joined Silver Lake in 2008 and is Senior Vice President and Controller. Prior to Silver Lake, Mr. Goldberg was a Vice President at JPMorgan where he served in successive roles as the Controller for the Prime Brokerage and Structured Credit businesses upon completion of the JPMorgan Chase Finance Associate Leadership Program. Mr. Goldberg also worked as a media and telecom investment banker at Salomon Brothers/Citigroup, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions. Mr. Goldberg graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. in Business, and also received an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
Gordon M. Goldstein joined Silver Lake in 2010. He is a Managing Director with responsibility for global external affairs, including domestic and international government relations, public policy, strategic communications and media relations for Silver Lake as well as key public affairs issues and initiatives for the firm’s portfolio companies. Dr. Goldstein represented Silver Lake as a member of the United States delegation to the World Conference on International Telecommunications convened in 2012 in the United Arab Emirates and also served on the American delegation to the United Nations International Telecommunication Union Plenipotentiary Conference in South Korea in 2014. Dr. Goldstein currently serves on the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the Private Equity Growth Capital Council, an industry trade group based in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Goldstein is a former Managing Director at Clark & Weinstock, a government relations, corporate communications, and strategy consulting firm and formerly served as a consultant to the Albright Stonebridge Group, a strategy advisory firm in Washington, D.C. He is a former Senior Adviser to the Strategic Planning Unit of the Executive Office of the United Nations Secretary General and previously served as Co-Director of the Council on Foreign Relations Project on the Information Revolution and as Co-Director of the Brookings Institution Project on Sovereign Wealth Funds and Global Public Investors. Dr. Goldstein is a former Wayland Fellow and visiting lecturer at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University and was a visiting lecturer at the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. He is the author of Lessons In Disaster: McGeorge Bundy and the Path to War in Vietnam, a study of national security strategy and White House decision-making which was a Foreign Affairs bestseller published by Times Books.
Dr. Goldstein has appeared on the ABC, CNN, MSNBC, and BBC television networks and his articles, op-eds and book review essays have appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, The Atlantic, Newsweek, Politico, Foreign Policy and the Spanish language weekly El Pais, for which he is a contributing commentator on the global technology industry, the Internet and Cybersecurity. Dr. Goldstein is a graduate of Phillips Academy, Andover and Columbia University, where he was an International Fellow and was awarded a B.A. and M.I.A. through the combined degree program of Columbia College and the School of International and Public Affairs as well as the M.Phil and Ph.D degrees in political science and international relations. He continues his affiliation with the university as a non-resident Fellow of the Roger Hertog Program on Law and National Security at the Columbia Law School and as a member of the Advisory Council to the Internet Governance and Cybersecurity Initiative at the School of International and Public Affairs.
Dan Hoevel joined Silver Lake in 2013 and is a Vice President of Marketing and Investor Relations. Previously, he worked in the Equity Capital Markets Group at Lazard, with a focus on fundraising transactions in the Technology sector. Mr. Hoevel graduated with honors from Kalamazoo College with a B.A. in Economics and completed the General Course at the London School of Economics.
Nicole Hook joined Silver Lake in 2009 and is a Manager - Human Resources. Prior to joining Silver Lake, she was with The Carlyle Group and the multi-strategy hedge fund, Carlyle-Blue Wave. At Carlyle-Blue Wave, Ms. Hook was the Human Resources Coordinator and was involved with strategic projects and initiatives for the HR function. She was previously with the bio-pharmaceutical firm ImClone Systems Incorporated, where as a Senior Coordinator she was responsible for the management of daily operations in their New York corporate headquarters. Ms. Hook holds a B.A. in Communication from Western Connecticut State University.
Angela Jiang joined Silver Lake in 2004 and is a Senior Vice President of Finance. Ms. Jiang has over 15 years of experience in the financial aspects of the high-tech and venture capital industries. Prior to Silver Lake, Ms. Jiang was a financial consultant for companies in the software industry. Ms. Jiang began her career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where she progressed to Audit Manager and managed many public and private software clients as well as venture capital clients. Ms. Jiang holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Fudan University, China and received an M.P.A. from West Virginia University Graduate School of Business. Ms. Jiang is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Yolande Jun joined Silver Lake in 2000 and is the Director- Finance. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Ms Jun was a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she directed the finance function for the San Jose practice. At PwC, Ms. Jun also had many years of accounting experience in the assurance practice, as well as consulting experience in the business advisory services group. Ms. Jun holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Rhodes University, South Africa and a post graduate Higher Diploma in Accounting from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. Ms. Jun is a Chartered Accountant.
Karen King joined Silver Lake in 2004 and is a Managing Director. As the Chief Legal Officer, she oversees a team of lawyers in Menlo Park, New York and London. Ms. King and her team are involved in all aspects of the Firm's business from fundraising to deal execution to portfolio management and liquidity, as well as risk management. Ms. King was formerly a Director of Serena Software, Inc. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Ms. King worked for a number of years at the law firm of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP in its Palo Alto, New York, and London offices. During her time there she worked on capital markets transactions, such as initial public offerings and high yield debt financings, as well as mergers and acquisitions, including representing several private equity firms. Ms. King holds an A.B. from Duke University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School and serves on the boards of several non-profit institutions.
Courtney McLaughlin joined Silver Lake in 2016 as a Marketing and Investor Relations Analyst. Previously, she worked in middle market private equity at Audax Group in Boston. Ms. McLaughlin graduated from Williams College, where she received a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics.
Katie Morin joined Silver Lake in 2010 and is a Senior Manager - Human Resources. Prior to joining Silver Lake, she was the Assistant Director, Human Resources at the Council on Foreign Relations where she was responsible for the benefit and compensation programs for the organization. Prior to the Council on Foreign Relations, Ms. Morin was at New England Baptist Hospital as a Human Resources Generalist and focused mainly on recruitment. Ms. Morin holds a B.A. in International Business from Loyola College in Maryland.
Jason Paige joined Silver Lake in 2010 and is Vice President and Director of Information Technology. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Paige was the Manager of Information Technology for Integral Capital Partners, LLP, a technology focused investment fund. During his seven years at ICP he managed the administrative, logistical, and operational duties for the organization related to information technology.
Audra Paterna joined Silver Lake in 2008 and is the Director of Human Resources. Prior to joining Silver Lake Ms. Paterna was the Director of Human Resources at Carlyle-Blue Wave (a joint venture with The Carlyle Group) where she was responsible for the development and implementation of all Human Resource related strategies and initiatives. Prior to Carlyle-Blue Wave, she was with The Carlyle Group and was responsible for a wide variety of Human Resource related programs and initiatives for the New York office. Ms. Paterna holds a B.A. in English from Simmons College.
Lindsey Press joined Silver Lake in 2012 and is a Senior Vice President, Marketing & Investor Relations. Ms. Press assists with fundraising, marketing, and investor coverage efforts for all the Firm's strategies. Ms. Press joined Silver Lake from UBS Investment Bank, where she advised private equity firms on fundraising mandates. Prior to UBS, Ms. Press was with American Capital, Ltd., where she focused on mezzanine and private equity investments in the middle market. Ms. Press was formerly an investment banker at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Credit Suisse, where she worked on mergers and acquisitions and financing transactions in the Global Industrials and Services Group. Ms. Press graduated from Harvard College with an A.B. in Art History and a citation in French language and was a John Harvard Scholar.
Andy Schader joined Silver Lake in 2008 and is a Managing Director and General Counsel of Silver Lake Partners. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Schader worked for seven years at Ropes & Gray LLP in its Boston office, where he specialized in leveraged buyouts and other private equity investments. While at Ropes & Gray, he also advised private equity sponsors in their fundraising activities and investment managers in various structured finance transactions. Mr. Schader holds an A.B. from Dartmouth College and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.
Germaine Sze joined Silver Lake in 2011 and is Head of Asia-Pacific Fundraising and Investor Relations. Ms. Sze assists with fundraising, marketing and investor coverage efforts for all the firm's strategies. Previously, Ms. Sze was a Client Director and the Head of the Institutional-Asia Pacific group at GAM for eight years. Prior to joining GAM, Germaine worked with HSBC Asset Management, focused on institutional business development preceded by time in quantitative research. Ms. Sze graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Smith College with a B.A. in Economics and holds the CFA designation.
John Tubesing joined Silver Lake in 2016 as a Marketing and Investor Relations Analyst. Previously, he worked in the Industrials Investment Banking Group at Rothschild Inc. in New York. Mr. Tubesing graduated from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, where he received a B.S. in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Information Technology.
Andy Wagner joined Silver Lake in 2008 as Chief Financial Officer and is a Managing Director. He oversees the firm’s accounting and finance, human resources, and information technology departments. Prior to joining Silver Lake, Mr. Wagner was Senior Managing Director of Finance and Administration at GSC Group, a diversified asset manager focused on credit-based alternative investment strategies. Previously, Mr. Wagner was General Partner and CFO of the private equity firm RFE Investment Partners. Prior to RFE Investment Partners, Mr. Wagner was with Arthur Andersen & Co. for 17 years, where he was Partner in Charge of the Stamford, Connecticut Tax Practice. Mr. Wagner is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. from the University of Connecticut.
Seda Yalçinkaya is the Director and General Counsel of EMEA and is located in London. Prior to joining Silver Lake in 2011, Ms. Yalçınkaya was a Director and Deputy General Counsel at Citi Capital Advisors, where she acted as general counsel to Citi Venture Capital International, the emerging markets private equity business of Citi, and prior to that, the Deputy Head of M&A Legal for Citigroup, in which role she advised senior management on proprietary M&A transactions. Prior to joining Citi, Ms. Yalçınkaya was a corporate associate at the New York and London offices of Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, focusing on M&A, private equity, and leveraged finance transactions. Ms. Yalçınkaya holds an A.B. from Harvard University and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, and is qualified to practice law in New York and in England and Wales.
Judy Yuan joined Silver Lake in 2016 and is Senior Counsel and Vice President, Compliance. She was previously Vice President, Counsel at BlackRock, working on its private funds. Earlier in her career, Ms. Yuan practiced corporate law for a number of years at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, and was a Financial Analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. She currently serves on the board of the Harvard Law School Association of Northern California. Ms. Yuan holds a B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley, a B.S. from the Haas School of Business, and a J.D. from Harvard Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Harvard Negotiation Law Review.
Silver Lake has a team of approximately 100 investment and value creation professionals located around the world. Focused both on developed economies and emerging markets, Silver Lake's investment and value creation team operates in Silicon Valley, New York, London, Hong Kong, and Tokyo and manages investments throughout North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.