Steven A. Denning is the chairman of General Atlantic LLC, a global private equity firm. He joined the firm in 1980 and has built the organization into a leading global growth investment firm with offices around the globe and over $20 billion of assets under management. Mr. Denning is actively involved in a number of private companies, and is also a director of Engility Corp. Mr. Denning joined General Atlantic after working with McKinsey & Company. He received an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1978. Prior to business school, Mr. Denning served for six years in the U.S. Navy, where he also earned an M.S. degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California. Mr. Denning is currently the chairman of the board of trustees of Stanford University and serves on the board of directors of the Bridgespan Group. He is former co-chair and a current member of the board of directors of The Nature Conservancy. He is an honorary trustee of The Brookings Institution and the American Museum of Natural History, and he is emeritus chairman of the Stanford Graduate School of Business advisory board and the National Parks Conservation Association. Mr. Denning splits his time between Greenwich, Connecticut and San Francisco, California.