Joern Nikolay is a Managing Director and leads General Atlantic’s business in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland as part of the EMEA team. He is a Board Member of ControlExpert, FlixBus and NuCom Group as well as historically Aroundhome, Axel Springer Digital Classifieds and Hemnet. Prior to joining General Atlantic in 2008, Joern was an Associate at TA Associates in London. Before that, he was a Case Team Leader at Bain & Company in Düsseldorf, and an Analyst at Morgan Stanley in Frankfurt. He graduated with an M.Sc. in Economics and Business from WHU – Otto-Beisheim Graduate School of Management.