Dr William H Janeway

Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus

Managing Director & Senior Advisor of Technology, Media and Telecommunications, Warburg Pincus
Member of the Management Board, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance (CERF)

Dr William Janeway, CBE joined Warburg Pincus in 1988 to develop the firm's investment activities in Information and Communications Technology on distributed computing. Warburg Pincus, the American Private Equity firm, combines deep industry expertise and local market experience, with the flexibility to support all stages of company development and long term investment horizons.

Dr Janeway has over 30 years of experience of practical finance in investment banking and venture capital, including his previous role as Executive Vice President and Director of Eberstadt Fleming.

In addition to his current roles at Warburg Pincus, Dr Janeway is Director of BEA Systems, Manugistics, O’Reilly Media, Nuance Communications and Wall Street Systems. He is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cambridge in America, Co-Chair of Cambridge’s 800th Anniversary Capital Campaign and a member of the Board of Directors of the Social Science Research Council.

His book 'Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy: Markets, Speculation and the State' (Cambridge University Press, 2012) was critically acclaimed and named one of the "Best Economics Books of the Year" by The Financial Times.

  • 6 June 2017, 5:30pm

    Dr S T Lee Public Policy Lecture: Geoff Mulgan, Nesta

    This lecture will present examples of how the world could be more collectively intelligent about collective intelligence, and how we might avoid a widening gap between the technical achievements of artificial machine intelligence, and the actual intelligence of the systems on which our lives depend.

  • 2 March 2017

    What will the internet of the future look like?

    Join us for this one-day workshop. The future internet will no longer just be smart phone apps and the Cloud, largely deployed in the richest 20% of the world for knowledge, fun and profit. It will be the Internet of drones, the Internet of AIs, the Internet of the developing world. It will also be the Internet of truth, lies and mixed realities.

  • In news articles

    Understanding the financial future with lessons from the past

    CSaP’s Founding Director David Cleevely chairs a discussion on how understanding financial history can help inform future policy making.