John F. Megrue, Jr.

CEO of Apax Partners U.S.

John Megrue Jr. is the Chief Executive Officer of Apax Partners U.S. Apax Partners is an independent global private equity advisory firm. Funds advised by Apax Partners ('Apax Funds') typically invest in companies with a value of between €1bn and €5bn. Mr. Megrue is a member of the Global Executive Committee, Investment & Approval Committees, and the Global Head of Retail & Consumer Group. Mr. Megrue is an active Board member of the following Apax portfolio companies: Bob's Discount Furniture, Tommy Hilfiger Corp., MagnaCare, Rue21, Voyager Healthcare. He originally joined Apax in 1988; and rejoined in 2005 from Saunders, Karp & Megrue, which he co-founded in 1990. He graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Megrue is an Executive Committee member of Millennium Promise, the United States' only international non-profit organization solely committed to supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals set by the UN to halve extreme poverty by 2015. He is also a Board Member of Grameen America, a microfinance non-profit organization that provides loans, savings programs, credit establishment and other financial services to entrepreneurs living below the poverty line in the United States.


Dalip Pathak

Head of Warburg Pincus Europe and India

Dalip Pathak manages the Warburg Pincus London office and is responsible for the firm's investment activities in Europe and India. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus in 1994, he was Chief of Mission of the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) in Thailand. Mr. Pathak received his BA and MA in economics from Delhi University and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Pathak is a director of FiberNet Communications. He is also a member of the Board of Overseers of the University of Pennsylvania's School of Arts and Sciences. Mr. Pathak is a member of the Board of Trustees of Asia House in London and of the Advisory Council of the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association in Washington DC. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the UK India Business Council.


Paul Holland

General Partner Foundation Capital

Paul Holland has been leading the CleanTech practice of Silicon Valley based Foundation Capital since 2001. Prior to joining Foundation Capital, Mr. Holland was the senior vice president of worldwide sales at Kana Communications, a leading supplier of Enterprise Relationship Management solutions and one of the top ten IPOs of 1999. Before Kana, Mr. Holland was a vice president and general manager for another highly successful start-up, Pure Software, helping raise their market value from $2 million to over $1 billion in his five-year tenure there. He began his professional career at SRI International (formerly the Stanford Research Institute).

Mr. Holland currently serves on the board of directors for Bella Pictures, CalStar Products, Coverity, Edge Dynamics (acquired by iMany), Ketera, Serious Materials, and TuVox; and previously for Talking Blocks (acquired by Hewlett-Packard) and RouteScience (acquired by Avaya). He has been guest lecturer on entrepreneurship at Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School of Business, Harvard Business School, James Madison University, and the Stanford Graduate School of Engineering. Mr. Holland received an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley; an MA in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia; and a BS from James Madison University.

Watch Paul Holland introduce President Barack Obama at a nationally televised White House Cleantech event.

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