Anton Levy is a Managing Director and Global Head of Internet & Technology at General Atlantic, based in the firm’s New York office. He serves on the firm’s Investment Committee, Executive Committee and co-chairs the Human Resources Committee. He also chairs the firm’s Emerging Growth Investment Committee.
Since joining GA in 1998, Anton has worked on investments around the globe and across various sectors and currently manages a number of GA’s investments in the internet, marketing services, and media areas. He is currently on the board of directors of A Place For Mom, Klarna AB, Red Ventures, and Squarespace and serves as a board observer for Airbnb, Buzzfeed, and Meituan. Anton is a former director of prior GA investments including AKQA, Dice Holdings, Gilt Groupe, Mercado Libre, Network Solutions, Web.com, and Zantaz Corporation. He also led the firm’s investments in Alibaba Group, Facebook, Snapchat, and Uber. Anton was named to Forbes’ Midas List of top investors in 2015, 2016, and 2017.
Before joining GA, Anton was an investment banker at Morgan Stanley, where he focused on the technology sector. He is involved with several educational and nonprofit organizations and serves as chairman of Streetwise Partners. Anton is also on the board of trustees of WNYC (New York Public Radio), the Mount Sinai Hospital System and the University of Virginia Endowment (UVIMCO).
He graduated with a B.S. in commerce with degrees in finance and computer science from the University of Virginia and earned an M.B.A. from Columbia University. Anton graduated with highest honors from both universities.