Geisel School of Medicine Board of Advisors

David C. Hodgson (DC '78)

Dave Hodgson '78 is a managing director of General Atlantic, a leading global growth equity firm providing capital and strategic support for growth companies. Hodgson joined General Atlantic in 1982, helping to found the partnership, and has more than 30 years of experience identifying and assisting portfolio companies worldwide in all areas of their development. Hodgson serves as a director of a number of public and private information technology companies including Dice Holdings Inc., InsightExpress, ipValue, Pierpont Securities, and TriNet.

Hodgson graduated summa cum laude from Dartmouth College with a degree in mathematics and social sciences. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and received Dartmouth’s John G. Kemeny Computing Prize, awarded for innovative undergraduate computing. In 1982, he received an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business. Hodgson is chair of the board of Echoing Green, a provider of fellowship support for not-for-profit entrepreneurs, and of the Manhattan Theatre Club. He serves as a trustee of Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Medicine, and Johns Hopkins Hospital System and was the former chair of the President’s Leadership Council.