William E. Conway is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded The Carlyle Group, Inc., The Carlyle Group LP (Corporate Private Equity), The Carlyle Group LP (Real Assets) and Carlyle Group Management LLC and who has been at the head of 5 different companies. Mr. Conway occupies the position of Executive Co-Chairman at The Carlyle Group, Inc. and Co-Chief Executive Officer at The Carlyle Group LP (Real Assets), Co-Chief Executive Officer, Director & CIO at Carlyle Group Management LLC, Co-Executive Chairman at The Carlyle Group LP (Corporate Private Equity) and Director at Carlyle Property Investors LP (which are all subsidiaries of The Carlyle Group, Inc.).
He is also Chairman at The Johns Hopkins Health System Corp. and on the board of 5 other companies.
William E. Conway previously occupied the position of Chief Financial Officer for MCI Communications Corp. and Principal at First National Bank of Chicago (Illinois).
He received an undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.