Jacqueline D. Reses
Ms. Reses joined Intelsat’s board of directors in September 2019. She is currently the head of Square Capital, the lending division of payments company, Square. In this role, Ms. Reses oversees the suite of credit products that provide small businesses with access to the funding they need to grow and consumers with the ability to pay for purchases over time. Prior to leading Square Capital, she was the Chief Development Officer for Yahoo where she was responsible for directing the company’s acquisition and partnership strategy as well as leading Yahoo’s talent development team.
Before joining Yahoo, Ms. Reses led the U.S. media group at Apax Partners, one of the largest global private equity firms with over $40 billion in assets. While at Apax Partners, she spearheaded some of the firm’s largest and most complex investments in the technology, media and telecommunications verticals. Ms. Reses served as CEO of iBuilding, a real estate software business and spent seven years at Goldman Sachs in the mergers and acquisitions and principal investment area.
Ms. Reses received a bachelor’s degree in economics with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She currently sits on the advisory council of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco and serves on the Board of Directors of the Wharton School and National Public Radio (NPR). Ms. Reses previously served on the Board of Directors of Alibaba Group, China’s largest online and mobile commerce company.