In Seon Hwang is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of Ascend Partners. Prior to founding Ascend, Mr. Hwang was the global head of the Healthcare Group and member of the Executive Management Group at Warburg Pincus, a New York-based private equity firm that has invested more than $80 billion, including more than $12 billion in healthcare companies. He has invested approximately $5 billion of equity capital across approximately 40 companies and has served on approximately 30 boards of directors. His notable deal experience includes CityMD, Modernizing Medicine, Alignment Healthcare, Outset Medical, SOC Telemed, Targa Resources (NYSE: TRGP), Navitas Midstream, Zenith Energy, Competitive Power Ventures, and APT Power. Prior to joining Warburg Pincus, Mr. Hwang worked at GSC Partners, Goldman Sachs, and the Boston Consulting Group. Mr. Hwang serves on the boards of the Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics at the School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, The Gillen Brewer School, and Hope for New York. He currently serves on the boards of Essen, ilumed, Medical Specialists of the Palm Beaches and CareAbout.
Mr. Hwang received a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.