Jesse Rogers is Co-Founder and Managing Director of Altamont Capital Partners. Previously, Jesse co-founded and was Co-Principal Managing Director of Golden Gate Capital (GGC). Prior to co-founding GGC, Jesse was a partner at Bain & Company, where he founded and served as the Global Head of Bain’s Private Equity Group (PEG). Under his leadership, PEG became the global leader in advising PE firms. He was also a Director and was elected to the firm’s Governance Committee. Jesse began his career as an officer of Morgan Guaranty Trust Company. He received an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from Stanford University.
Jesse is a current or past board member of a number of public and private companies, including: Beringer Wine Estates, Billabong, Employer’s Direct Insurance, Endurance Re (observer), Enjoy, Eye Care Centers of America, Herbalife, Lexicon, Makena Capital (observer), and Ruiz Foods. In addition, he has served on several non-profit boards, including: Common Sense Media, Harvard Business School’s Board of Dean’s Advisors, REDF, Stanford University’s DAPER Investment Fund, The Stanford Athletic Board (Executive Committee), Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), Stanford Parent’s Advisory Board (Co-Chair, with his wife, Mindy), The Stanford Challenge (university capital campaign) Leadership Committee, and the United Way of the Bay Area (board member and Campaign Chair).