William O. Grabe joined General Atlantic in 1992 and retired as a Managing Director in 2010. He continues to support GA as an Advisory Director.
Mr. Grabe has broad international operational experience and an extensive sales and marketing background. He has been an integral part of GA's global expansion, initially in Europe and later in India and China. Mr. Grabe currently serves on the boards of Quality Technology Services, Lenovo Group Limited, and Gartner, Inc. He also serves as a member of the UCLA Anderson Board of Advisors, a member of the Board of the Grand Canyon Trust, and on the Board of Trustees of The Nature Conservancy in Florida.
Prior to his affiliation with General Atlantic, Mr. Grabe retired from the IBM Corporation as an IBM Vice President and Corporate Officer. In his last position he was responsible for US Marketing and Services and was a founding member of the board of ISSC, the precursor to IBM Global Services. Earlier in his IBM career he was President, National Accounts Division and in 1988 was responsible for the worldwide launch of the AS 400.
Mr. Grabe earned an M.B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles and a B.S. in Engineering from New York University.