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Herald Chen

Herald Chen

Member, Private Equity and Head of Technology, Media and Telecom
Menlo Park

Herald Chen (Menlo Park) rejoined KKR in 2007, having previously worked for the Firm from 1995 to 1997. He heads the Technology, Media & Telecom (TMT) industry team for KKR’s Private Equity platform in the Americas, and serves as a member of the TMT NGT Growth Equity investment committee. He has been directly involved with many KKR technology investments including WebMD, Optiv, Epicor, Internet Brands, Calabrio, Ping Identity, Jitterbit, Mitchell, GoDaddy, Visma and Sun Microsystems. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Chen was a managing director with Fox Paine & Company, CEO of ACMI Corporation, and CFO and co-founder of Jamcracker, Inc. He was also with Goldman, Sachs & Co. He holds a B.S. and a B.S.E., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Chen serves on the boards of Teach for America- Bay Area and the University of Pennsylvania’s Management and Technology Program.