Ken Hao is Chairman and Managing Partner of Silver Lake and based in Menlo Park, CA. Ken has led investments in a range of technology industry leaders across a range of sectors and geographies. His portfolio companies have included Alibaba Group and ANT Financial, Broadcom (and its predecessor Avago), Network General (acquired by NetScout), Seagate, Smart Global Holdings, SolarWinds, Symantec and UGS (acquired by Siemens). Ken currently serves as a director on the boards of portfolio companies NortonLifeLock, ServiceMax, SolarWinds and Splunk.
Prior to joining Silver Lake at its launch in 1999, Ken was with Hambrecht & Quist (now part of JP Morgan) from 1990-1999, where he served as a Managing Director. Outside of Silver Lake, Ken serves on the boards of UCSF and Universal Tennis. Ken graduated from Harvard College with an AB in economics.