Join the most influential operating partners community

Operating Partners All Access enables private equity and venture capital’s global community of operations leaders to maximize value creation within their portfolios.

Join the community today to stay in tune with best practice value creation strategies and optimize your portfolio company performance through regular hands-on sessions and knowledge sharing.

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Our advisory board of value creation experts

Year-round connections with value creators

The community of operating partners and c-suite executives allows you to boost value creation in your portfolio, discover the latest best practices, and gain sector and functional expertise.

“The best way to network with my peers in the operating partner community. The quality of attendees and dialogue is outstanding and always helps me do my job better.”

Geoffrey Baird
Senior Operating Advisor
LLR Partners

A global community of operating partners

Advent International
Apax Partners
Apollo Global Management
Berkshire Partners
BC Partners
Carlyle Group
Centerbridge Partners
CVC Capital Partners
EQT Partners
Francisco Partners
FTV Capital
GI Partners
Golden Gate Capital
Huron Capital Partners
Irving Place Capital
Leonard Green & Partners
LLR Partners
Mayfair Equity Partners
Montagu Private Equity
Morgan Stanley Capital Partners
Nautic Partners
Nordic Capital
Norwest Equity Partners
Oaktree Capital
One Rock Capital Partners
PAI Partners
Paine Schwartz Partners
Partners Group
Platinum Equity
Rockbridge Growth Equity
Serent Capital
Silver Lake
STG Partners
Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV)
The Jordan Company
Thoma Bravo
TPG Capital
TSG Consumer Partners
Värde Partners
Vitruvian Partners
Warburg Pincus
Z Capital Group

Connect in-person with exclusive event access

Hear how operating partners across the globe are creating value for their portfolios through in-person and virtual conferences that are exclusive to members.

October 20-21, 2021

The largest global event for private equity value creation

Built on a 10 year heritage, the Operating Partners Forum New York is the world’s largest gathering of generalist and specialist operating partners. Network and hear from the most influential minds across all functional business areas.

The value creation event for alternative asset classes

Join your peers in-person at this crucial time in London. Hear from experienced operating partners and C-level executives on how they continue to deliver value creation strategies, create top-line growth and drive EBITDA improvement in their portfolio.

November 16-17, 2021

Upcoming events

August 25
The future of sales, customer success, and go-to-market models

September 16
Learn, engage, and discuss with PE portfolio operations experts

October 20-21
The largest global event for private equity value creation


Our Forums across the year are now exclusive to Operating Partners All Access members and sponsors. Connect with operating partners from around the world and advance your value creation efforts in the most important areas and regions.

The Forums will also include 10 interactive closed door Think Tanks on a diverse range of topics led by and designed exclusively for operating partners.




October 20-21, 2021

The largest global event for private equity value creation

Built on a 10 year heritage, the Operating Partners Forum New York is the world’s largest gathering of generalist and specialist  operating partners. Network and hear from the most influential minds across all functional business areas.

Operating Partners Human Capital

May 13, 2021
Driving human capital as a key value creation lever

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Operating Partners Technology Forum

June 3-4, 2021
Unlocking the next frontier in digital value creation

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November 16-17, 2021
The value creation event for alternative asset classes

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Value Creation Asia

December 1, 2021
Driving operational excellence across Asian private equity

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Interactive working groups

Operating Partners Working Groups

April 29, 2021
Engage with your peers in ten value creation working groups divided into two series to select in strategic areas

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Customize your value creation journey

Operating Partners All Access will grant you unlimited access to all live and virtual monthly touchpoints (including the annual Forums) to customize your calendar.

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Dive deep into portfolio strategies and operations

As part of your membership alongside Operating Partners All Access’ leading events, you will have access to our exclusive Deep Dive series. All Access Deep Dives are exclusive opportunities for members to get deeper, more actionable insights and build stronger connections within the industry. They are designed to serve the unique needs of all operating partners; specialists and generalists.

A Deep Dive is a virtual easy-to-access gathering that uncovers emerging challenges and best practices for operating partners in very specific areas of value creation throughout the year. It includes one/two hour-long or even half-day workshops where you will be able to meet and discuss with the speakers, and connect with like-minded attendees. Join our selection of interactive workshops, big name interviews/panels, training, live Q&A, and more.



2021 Schedule

Operating Partners Year Ahead

February 25
Shifting from defense to offense, value creation lessons learned, macro & PE trends that will impact strategies. What lies ahead for operating partners in 2021?

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Operating Partners Leadership Deep Dive

March 31
Leadership in times of disruption

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The Future of Value Creation Models

July 27
Analyzing the operating partner model post-COVID and beyond

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Revenue Growth Deep Dive

August 25
The future of sales, customer success, and go-to-market models

Meet the Operating Partner

September 16
Learn, engage, and discuss with a keynote speaker and industry leader in PE portfolio operations

Operational Excellence deep Dive

December 2
Hear portfolio company case studies from the 2021 winners, our annual celebration of the industry’s best value creation stories

Customize your value creation journey

Operating Partners All Access will grant you unlimited access to all live and virtual monthly touchpoints (including the annual Forums) to customize your calendar.

Built with value creation experts

We source insights from our distinguished line-up of advisors representing a broad variety of expertise to make sure our programs address the areas integral to PE and VC portfolio company management, operations and value creation.

Cory Eaves

Operating Partner, General Atlantic

Cory A. Eaves is an Operating Partner at General Atlantic, providing strategic support and advice to the firm’s investment teams and portfolio companies with a focus on technology, operations, and digital transformation. Before joining General Atlant… Read full bio

Amanda Good

Partner and Head of Global Value Creation, Searchlight Capital Partners

Amanda has spent 20 years working with high growth technology, media and branded companies. As a partner at Bain consulting and also Hg private equity she has built a large network of CEOs and investors across those industries throughout the UK and t… Read full bio

Miles Graham

Former Operating Partner, Metro AG

Miles Graham is a former Operating Partner and Operating Board member at METRO AG. Miles has spent over 20 years in Private Equity and Venture Capital. He started his career as a British Diplomat, before becoming CEO of VC-backed businesses, leading… Read full bio

Abhishek Kapur

Managing Director, KKR Capstone

Abhishek Kapur (Singapore) joined KKR Capstone in London in 2011 and currently leads the team in South East Asia. He has primarily been involved with KKR portfolio companies Avincis Group, Cognita, Goodpack, Japfa, Northgate, RigNet, and KKR's Specia… Read full bio

Michael Kohlsdorf

President, Francisco Partners Consulting

Mike Kohlsdorf is the Founder and President of Francisco Partners Consulting (FPC). He is also the Co-Chairman of the Portfolio Committee and joined Francisco Partners (FP) as an Operating Partner in March of 2011. Francisco Partners has raised over… Read full bio

Raj Kushwaha

Managing Director, Digital Strategy and Innovation, Operating Partner and Chief Digital Officer, Warburg Pincus

Raj Kushwaha joined Warburg Pincus in 2012 and serves as Managing Director, Operating Partner and Chief Digital Officer responsible for operations and technology diligence with prospective investments, as well as ongoing work with the firm's existing… Read full bio

Shane Lauf

Principal, Permira Advisers

Shane is a Principal and leads the Portfolio Group in Asia for Permira, where his primary focus is on value creation and due diligence of new investment opportunities from a commercial and operational perspective. Shane has worked on a number of tran… Read full bio
Melissa Mounce GTCR

Melissa Mounce

Managing Director, Leadership Talent and Diversity, GTCR

Melissa joined GTCR in 2019 as a Managing Director, Leadership Talent & Diversity and manages the identification and recruitment of Leaders StrategyTM CEOs and management teams. Prior to joining GTCR, Melissa was the Principal of Human Capital at… Read full bio

Immo Rupf

Partner, Cinven

Immo is a member of the Portfolio team, based in the London office. Previously, Immo worked at Inchcape plc as CEO in Russia. Prior to that and also at Inchcape plc, Immo was Chief Strategy Officer in London, where he had direct responsibility for bu… Read full bio

Lisa Telford

Portfolio Talent Director, Montagu Full Potential Partners

Lisa Telford joined Montagu Full Potential Partners in February 2017. Previously, she spent over twenty years in commercial and general management roles at Lucent Technologies, Warner Brothers and Canal Plus followed by four years in executive search… Read full bio

Ray Villareal

Partner, Strattam Capital

Ray Villareal joined Strattam Capital as a Partner in 2016 after serving as an Executive Advisor in 2015. Previously, Mr. Villareal held senior executive positions with LifeSize, SumTotal Systems, WebEx, Compaq and Tandem Computers across a variety o… Read full bio


Frequently asked questions about Operating Partners All Access



Q: What is Operating Partners All Access?
A: Operating Partners All Access is an annual membership built on the back of a 10-year heritage. It provides modern private equity and venture capital portfolio operators with monthly touchpoints of high-level content (including the annual Forums). You will gain unlimited access to knowledge sharing and community networking throughout the year.

Q: Who belongs to Operating Partners All Access?
A: The community is for everyone with strategic responsibility for driving PE and VC portfolio company management, operations and value creation.

Q: How do I register for just one of the annual Forums?
A: Registration to all Forums is now a part of the yearly Operating Partners All Access membership. You need to be an active member to All Access.

Q: Why should I and/or my team subscribe now to Operating Partners All Access?
Beginning in early 2021, members will obtain access to knowledge sharing and community networking, plus be treated to the first deep dives covering the Year Ahead and Leadership with interactive roundtables, panels, and survey results.

Q: If I can’t make every event live, will the content be recorded/on-demand to listen to at a future date?
A: Yes, as we know your time is very valuable, the content will be on-demand/recorded on the platform for ease of reference so you can be as involved as needed throughout the course of your membership.

Q: As an Operating Partners All Access member, can I message other members and set up meetings with them?
A: Yes, the platform allows all year-round access to the community and not just in the windows of the events. You’ll be able to search and filter the members of our community you want to meet with a similar focus, arrange a time to chat, and send them a meeting invite.

Q: What is included in the individual membership/team membership to All Access?
A: The individual/team memberships include access to attend all virtual events, one live event and all the monthly content delivered virtually on the platform & access to community networking.

Q: With the membership, can I substitute colleagues throughout the year during the membership?
A: You can only substitute a new colleague if one or more of the original team members departs from your firm. Please contact for more information.

Q: Can the membership to Operating Partners All Access start at any time during the year?
A: Yes, your membership can begin at any time and last for 12 months. You can join in any month for a 12-month rolling access.

Q: When will my membership start?
A: Access to the platform will be provided from the day you purchase – not from the beginning of the following month.

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