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William Janeway

Warburg Pincus

Dr. William Janeway joined Warburg Pincus in 1988 to develop the firm's investment activities in Information and Communications Technology on distributed computing. Warburg Pincus, the American Private Equity firm, combines deep industry expertise and local market experience, with the flexibility to support all stages of company development and long term investment horizons. Dr. Janeway now serves as Managing Director/Senior Advisor of Technology, Media, and Telecommunications at Warburg Pincus. He has over 30 years of experience of practical finance in investment banking and venture capital.

Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Dr. Janeway was Executive Vice President and Director at Eberstadt Fleming.  He is currently a director of Magnet Systems, Nuance Communications, O'Reilly Media and Roubini Global Economics. He is also chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cambridge in America, Co-Chair of Cambridge’s 800th Anniversary Capital Campaign, and a founding member of the Board of Managers of the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF). Dr. Janeway is a member of the Board of Directors of the Social Science Research Council and the Board of Governors of the Institute for New Economic Thinking. He is also on the Advisory Boards of the Princeton Bendheim Center for Finance and the MIT-Sloan Finance Group. Dr. Janeway received his doctorate in Economics from Cambridge University where he was a Marshall Scholar. He was valedictorian of the Class of 1965 at Princeton University. He has published articles on venture capital investing in scholarly journals in economics and management.