William Cornog

KKR Partner and Global Head of KKR Capstone

About William

William Cornog is a KKR partner and the global head of KKR Capstone. He chairs KKR’s Americas, EMEA, APAC, infrastructure, impact and growth equity portfolio management committees. He also serves as a member of KKR’s investment and distribution and valuation committees. 


While at KKR Capstone, Cornog has been involved with companies across KKR’s regional portfolios. Prior to joining KKR Capstone, he served as the senior vice president and general manager of network services at Williams Communications Group, and was a partner at The Boston Consulting Group. He also worked in direct marketing with Age Wave Communications and in marketing and sales positions with SmithKline Beckman. 


He serves as a board director for several organizations including Optiv, Stanford Athletics, Laureate and Channel Control Merchants, along with the outside advisory board of the Knight Campus.


Cornog holds a Bachelor of Arts from Stanford University and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School.