Waldemar Szlezak (New York) joined KKR in 2019 and is a Partner on the Infrastructure team. Mr. Szlezak leads KKR’s communications infrastructure investments in the Americas. At KKR, Mr. Szlezak is actively involved in a number of investments, including CyrusOne, MetroNet, Hyperoptic, Global Technical Realty, Pinnacle Towers, On*Net Fibra Chile, and On*Net Fibra Colombia. Prior to joining KKR, he was a senior managing director with Soros Fund Management LLC (SFM) where he was responsible for originating, structuring and monitoring the firm’s communications infrastructure and real estate investments. Prior to SFM, Mr. Szlezak served as an associate at Soros Private Equity Investors / TowerBrook Capital Partners and prior to that, in the mergers & acquisition investment banking group at Credit Suisse First Boston where he was involved with a number of mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, and general corporate advisory transactions. Mr. Szlezak holds a B.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University in New York and a B.A. in Mathematics from Knox College in Galesburg.