Advent International plc, London
Joined Advent in 1988
Will Schmidt has over 24 years of private equity and venture capital experience. He joined Advent's Boston office in 1988, moving two years later to Advent's London office. He sits on the firm's Western European Investment Advisory Committee. Prior to Advent, Will spent six years with Bain & Co. in the firm's Boston, Munich and London offices. Before that, he worked in Europe in short-term positions for Rhone-Poulenc, Cellier and the Bayerische Vereinsbank.
Will has a BA in economics from Williams College and an MBA, with distinction, from Harvard Business School.