José Feliciano is a highly skilled investor and business manager who is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Clearlake Capital Group, LP. With a focus on software and technology-enabled services, Clearlake is a leading private investment firm that has managed approximately $9 billion of institutional capital since its inception.
He started his career in investment banking in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance Groups at Goldman Sachs. Prior to co-founding Clearlake, José was a Partner and member of the investment committee at Tennenbaum Capital Partners, a leading alternative investment management firm, and served as Chief Financial Officer of govWorks, Inc.
In 2014, José founded the SUPERCHARGED Initiative with his wife, Kwanza Jones. The philanthropic grant-making and impact investment organization is focused on creating a lasting impact in education, entrepreneurship, equal opportunity, and empowerment. To date, SUPERCHARGED and its affiliates have made over $40 million in commitments to diversity efforts and over $25 million to organizations focused on education and empowerment.
José is a Board Member of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, which works alongside activists to ensure positive changes in governments and corporations. José also sits on the Board of Directors of the Robert Toigo Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting the career advancement and increased leadership of under-represented talent. He also sits on the boards of many of Clearlake's portfolio companies.
José received a BS in Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering from Princeton University before going on to attain his MBA from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University.