Mr. William E. Ford is an Independent Director at Royalty Pharma Plc, an Independent Director at BlackRock, Inc., an Independent Director at IHS Markit Ltd., a Chief Executive Officer at General Atlantic LLC, a Chief Executive Officer at General Atlantic Service Co. LP, a Chairman at The Rockefeller University, a Co-Chairman at The Partnership for New York City and a Member at Council on Foreign Relations, Inc.
He is on the Board of Directors at Emerging Markets Private Equity Association, Royalty Pharma Plc, BlackRock, Inc., IHS Markit Ltd., Bytedance Ltd., Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, National Committee on United States-China Relations, Inc. and Shining Hope For Communities. Mr. Ford was previously employed as a Member-Supervisory Board by Axel Springer SE, a Non-Executive Director by IHS Markit Group Holdings Ltd., an Independent Non-Executive Director by Markit Ltd., a Trustee by Amherst College, a Chief Executive Officer by General Atlantic Service Co. LLC, a Trustee by Collegiate School, an Investment Banker by Dean Witter Financial Services Group, Inc., a Trustee by New Museum of Contemporary Art, Inc., a Trustee by New York Genome Center, a Vice Chairman by New York Mercantile Exchange Charitable Foundation, and a Member-Supervisory Board by TBG AG.
He also served on the board at Authentic Brands Group LLC, First Republic Bank (San Francisco, California), New York Mercantile Exchange Holdings, Inc., NYMEX Holdings, Inc., NYSE Euronext, NYSE Group, Inc., Archipelago Holdings, Inc., Booking Holdings, Inc., Breaking Ground, CareCore National LLC, Computershare Ltd., E*TRADE Group, Inc. (Old), Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc., Markit Group Ltd., Mu Sigma, Inc., MultiPlan, Inc., Priceline.com Holdco U.K. Ltd., SSA Global Technologies, Inc., Tory Burch LLC, Virtu GETCO LLC, Wit Capital Group, Inc. and Zagat Survey LLC.
He received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.