Jean-Pierre Saad (London) joined KKR in 2008 and is part of the Private Equity platform where he is responsible for Technology and Telecom investments in EMEA. He has led KKR’s investments in Exact, OVH, SoftwareONE and United Group (f.k.a. SBB/Telemach) and was previously involved in NXP Semiconductors, Acteon, Van Gansewinkel and Legrand. He currently serves on the board of directors of Exact, OVH and SoftwareONE. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked in the telecoms and media team of Lehman Brothers in London where he was involved in a broad array of mergers, acquisitions, financing and capital markets transactions within the TMT sector. Mr. Saad holds a Grande Ecole degree from HEC Paris as well as an Engineering degree with high distinction in Computer and Communications from the American University of Beirut.