José E. Feliciano
Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Clearlake Capital Group; Co-Chairman, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights
José E. Feliciano is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Clearlake Capital Group, L.P., a private investment firm founded in 2006. In addition to his investing responsibilities, Mr. Feliciano is responsible for the day-to day management of the firm. With a sector-focused approach, the firm seeks to partner with world-class management teams by providing patient, long-term capital to dynamic businesses that can benefit from Clearlake’s operational improvement approach, O.P.S.® The firm’s core target sectors are technology, industrials, and consumer. Clearlake has over $50 billion of assets under management and its senior investment principals have led or co-led over 300 investments.
Prior to co-founding Clearlake, Mr. Feliciano was a Partner and member of the investment committee at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a senior executive at govWorks, Inc., and started his career in investment banking in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Groups at Goldman, Sachs & Co.
Mr. Feliciano currently serves on the Board of Directors of several Clearlake portfolio companies. He co founded the SUPERCHARGED Initiative, a philanthropic grantmaking and impact investment organization, in 2014. The Initiative invests in both nonprofits and for-profit ventures that are compatible with its goal to make a lasting impact across four key priorities: Education, Entrepreneurship, Equal Opportunity and Empowerment. In addition, Mr. Feliciano serves on the board of directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering the career advancement and increased leadership of underrepresented talent, and Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights. He is also a trustee of Stanford University and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Latino.
Mr. Feliciano graduated with High Honors from Princeton University, where he received a B.S. in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering. He received his M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.