Khajeh-Hosseiny, PhD

Managing General Partner & CEO

Dr. Khajeh-Hosseiny serves as the Managing General Partner & CEO of the firm. He joined the firm in 2004 and brings more than 20 years of finance and investing to the firm as well as 16 years of engineering company growth & transformation skills.

Hosein has served on the advisory boards of several firms based in the United States, Europe, India, and China.

In addition to his role at Northgate, he currently serves as a Senior Advisor to McKinsey & Company on innovation, growth, and venture capital and private equity investing. He’s also a member of the McKinsey Advisory Council on New Ventures.

Prior to Northgate, Hosein served as Head of Global Private Equity Investments (incl. venture capital) at the McKinsey Investment Office (MIO). Before MIO, Hosein was a senior management consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Hosein holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics and Econometrics from the University of Cambridge, England, and is a regular speaker at the University. He also holds a Masters in Finance and a Bachelors in Economics.

Hosein also helped with the founding of unLTD, a charitable foundation devoted to Social Entrepreneurship in the UK. He currently serves on its investment committee.