Board of Managing Directors
Erik van der Meijden
Roy Mackenzie is a Partner at Apax Partners LP, where he focuses on investments in the technology and telecom sector. Prior to joining Apax Partners in 2003, Roy was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, Inc., where he focused on serving technology industry clients. Roy currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Epicor Software Corporation, Sophos Ltd, and King Digital Entertainment Plc. He also served as a board member of NXP BV.
Jason Wright is a Partner at Apax Partners, LP, where he focuses on investments in the technology and telecom sector. Prior to joining Apax in 2000, Jason served in a variety of roles at GE Capital, including principal investing on behalf of GE Ventures. Previously, he worked at Accenture, designing and implementing systems for the financial services and pharmaceutical industries. He is currently a director on the Boards of Paradigm, Epicor Software Corporation, TIVIT and Realpage. He also served as a board member of Plex Systems, Inc., Planview, Inc., Spectrum, and Perfect Commerce.
Will Chen is a Principal at Apax Partners, LP, where he focuses on investments in the technology and telecom sector. Prior to joining Apax Partners in 2007, Will worked at Bain & Company and Goldman Sachs, advising clients in the telecoms and high technology sectors. He currently serves as a director on the boards of Paradigm and Epicor Software Corporation, and as an observer on the board of Sophos Ltd.
Kiran Patel retired in 2013 from the position of Executive Vice President of Small Business Group at Intuit, Inc. Prior to joining Intuit, Inc. in 2005, he served several senior (financial) management positions at Solectron Corporation and IMotors. Kiran started his career working at Cummins Engines, where he grew through finance and accounting positions into several general manager positions during 22 years.
Ilonka Jankovich de Jeszenice is Innovation Investment Manager at Randstad Holding, as well as the Managing Partner at Randstad Innovation Fund. Prior to joining Randstad in 2013, she served as an M&A lawyer at Clifford Chance and her own law firm and served as a consultant to various startup companies. She serves 15 years of General Management experience at privately held companies as well as at multinational listed companies and has an international working experience in Hungary, Romania, United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Since March 13, 2013 she is a Member of the Supervisory Board at NV Nederlandse Spoorwegen.