Will Chen

Industry experience:Country:United StatesOffice:New YorkJoined Apax:

2007

Will Chen 

Experience and qualifications

Will Chen is a Principal in the Tech & Telco team. He joined Apax Partners in 2007 and is based in New York. Will has participated in a number of deals including Paradigm, Epicor Software Corporation, Activant Solutions and Sophos. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Paradigm and Epicor, and as an observer on the board of Sophos. His previous portfolio companies include Plex Systems and Weather Investments.

Prior to joining Apax Partners, Will worked at Bain & Company and Goldman Sachs, advising clients in the telecoms and high technology sectors.

Will holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University, an MS in Engineering, Economic Systems & Operations Research from Stanford University and an MA in International Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. He also has an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Investments

Investments include:

Epicor Software Corporation

Provides Enterprise Resource Planning software design, build and utilisation services

Paradigm Ltd

Leading independent provider of mission-critical software solutions for the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide

Sophos

Leading provider of endpoint security software

Weather Investments S.p.A.

Leading international telecommunications company offering mobile, fixed, internet and international communication services

Current directorships

Epicor Software Corporation

Provides Enterprise Resource Planning software design, build and utilisation services

Paradigm Ltd

Leading independent provider of mission-critical software solutions for the oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide

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