Gary M. Reiner
Operating Partner at General Atlantic
Jeffrey R Immelt, Rich Lesser, Hans‑Paul Burkner
1954 (age 66–67)
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Gary M. Reiner (born c. 1954) is an American businessman and Operating Partner at General Atlantic. Reiner has been with the global growth equity firm since 2010, where he provides strategic counsel and serves on the board of several portfolio companies. Prior to General Atlantic, Reiner served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at General Electric.
Early Career and Education
Reiner received his bachelor's degree in economics from Harvard College in 1976, and earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School in 1980.
In 1980, Reiner began working at Boston Consulting Group, a management consulting firm, in its Boston and New York City offices. In 1986, he was elected partner. Reiner’s work focused on strategic and process issues for high-technology businesses.
General Electric (1991 - 2010)
Reiner joined General Electric in 1991 as Vice President-Corporate Business Development where he was responsible for evaluating new business ideas and acquisitions, strategic planning, company-wide sourcing, and driving best practices throughout the business.
In 1996, he was made Senior Vice President and CIO and led the company's Six Sigma Quality initiative, driving process implementation and program execution across all GE businesses.
General Atlantic (2010 - Present)
In 2010, Reiner left General Electric and joined General Atlantic as an investment advisor. Reiner currently serves as Operating Partner for the firm. Reiner supports General Atlantic’s efforts to partner with growth companies, and provides strategic counsel to the firm and its portfolio companies.
Reiner currently holds board positions on four of its portfolio companies, Box, Mu Sigma, Appirio, and CitiusTech.
Since 2006, Reiner has been on the board of trustees for Norwalk Hospital, a Connecticut not-for-profit hospital that is now a part of Western Connecticut Health Network.