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Episode Description:

Terry Thompson is the Chief Operating Officer of Berkshire Partners, Boston-based private equity firm started in the 1980s before adding public equity capabilities in 2007.

Terry shares how his background across 8 different industries helped him land the role at Berkshire. We talk about how to quickly transition into a new industry, how to assess a career opportunity with limited information, and building rapport with long-tenured team members.

We cover Berkshire’s unique governance structure that focuses on stewardship, communication and transparency using a “team of teams” approach.  We turn to his thoughts on industry trends with regulations, fundraising and what people doing right now with AI.

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