Nick Nash joined Garena in 2014 as its Group President after a decade with General Atlantic, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of GA's ASEAN business. At Garena, he is responsible for strategic and corporate development, capital raising, and several new growth initiatives.
He first joined GA in 2002 in New York and moved to Singapore to co-found GA's ASEAN office in 2011. During his time at GA, Nick played a key role on many innovative investments for GA including leading the firm's first investment in Southeast Asia (Garena), working on its most successful investment to-date in India (Genpact, NYSE: G), and co-leading its first investment in cloud computing (Quality Technology, NYSE: QTS).
Prior to GA, he was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in New York. During college and graduate school, he also worked with Lenovo, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, and IBM. Nick is a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, the Honorary Secretary and a board member of the Singapore Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, a former board member of the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council, a member of the World Economic Forum's Working Group on Local Capital Markets Integration, and a member of the global Kauffman Society for venture capital.
He received an MBA from Stanford University's Graduate School of Business in 2007, where he was an Arjay Miller Scholar and co-led the MBA exchange program with Tsinghua University in Beijing. He received his undergraduate degree from Harvard University in Chemistry and Physics, magna cum laude, in 2000. In 1996 he was named a United States Presidential Scholar, one of the nation's highest academic honors for graduating secondary school students.