William Woo is an experienced public markets and private equity investor, and he has served on several corporate and non-profit boards. As a Senior Analyst at Pioneer Investments ($250 billion assets), he worked on the Global Fixed Income and International Equity portfolio management teams in Boston and Europe. He served on the US Credit Research Committee as a Coordinator of Emerging Markets. Previously, William was a Principal at Advent International, a global private equity firm where he worked on buyout and growth capital deals, and he was also a Managing Director/Partner at two new investment funds that he helped to launch, both targeting smaller middle market companies, particularly those owned and/or operated by minorities/women in low-income zones. He started his career as a Mergers and Acquisitions analyst at the investment bank Oppenheimer & Co.
William is a volunteer fundraiser with the Alzheimer’s Association and served on the Columbia College Alumni Association Board of Directors. He received his BA from Columbia and an MBA from Wharton.