Steven A. Denning is the chairman of General Atlantic (GA), which he has helped build into a leading global growth equity firm with over $30 billion in capital under management and fourteen offices worldwide. Mr. Denning joined GA in 1980 after working with McKinsey & Company. Earlier, he served for six years in the U.S. Navy.
Mr. Denning serves on many boards, including at Blue Meridian Partners, the Bridgespan Group, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, College Advising Corps, Markle Foundation, and National Park Foundation. At Stanford University, he is chair of the president’s global advisory council, the advisory council of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and advisory council of the Natural Capital Project. He is also a member of Stanford’s Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program global advisory board and the advisory councils of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute and Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. He is the former chair of the Stanford board of trustees and Stanford Graduate School of Business advisory council.
Mr. Denning holds a BS from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MS from the Naval Postgraduate School, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.