Mr. Patterson joined Silver Lake in 2005 and is a Managing Director. Prior to joining Silver Lake, he worked at General Atlantic Partners and at GF-X, provider of the leading air cargo distribution system, where he was a member of the founding management team and held the roles of Senior Vice President Asia Pacific and Product Development Director. Prior to GF-X, he was a Managing Director of BMC, a subsidiary of the Financial Times newspaper, and a management consultant at McKinsey & Company. He serves on the boards of Gerson Lehrman Group, Inc. and MultiPlan, Inc., and is the Chairman of the Prince’s Trust Internet and Media Leadership Group. Mr. Patterson holds an M.A. from King’s College, Cambridge University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and was presented with the Alexander Robichek Award for Achievement in Finance.