Karl Schade joined Presidio in 2007 to launch the firm’s first private equity fund, which focuses on mid-market technology-enabled services, gaming and financial services companies. He was named CEO in 2014. Prior to Presidio, Schade was a private equity investor with Blum Capital Partners, Silver Lake Partners, and The Blackstone Group. Karl serves on the boards of several firms including Hattrick Sports Group and Metropolitan BancGroup. An alumnus of Harvard Business School, Karl is also a term member on the Council on Foreign Relations.