Alan Waxman is Co-Founding Partner and Chief Executive Officer of Sixth Street.
Founded in 2009, Sixth Street manages approximately $74 billion in assets with over 550 team members including more than 200 investment professionals around the world. Sixth Street uses its long-term flexible capital, data-enabled capabilities, and One Team culture to develop themes and offer solutions to companies across all stages of growth.
Prior to co-founding Sixth Street, Mr. Waxman was a Partner at Goldman Sachs and Chief Investment Officer of its largest proprietary investing business. Sixth Street continues an investment philosophy Mr. Waxman and Sixth Street’s founding partner group began developing over 20 years ago while building complementary businesses to invest Goldman’s capital in public and private markets across the capital structure in companies, assets, and idiosyncratic opportunities. At Goldman, Mr. Waxman founded and led private capital investing franchises in growth capital solutions, direct lending, and alternative energy infrastructure, among others, as well as in public markets multi-strategy investing. He began his career at Goldman Sachs in 1998.
Mr. Waxman is a Founding LP and Strategic Advisor to Concrete Rose, an early stage investment platform deploying financial and social capital to underrepresented founders of color. Mr. Waxman and other Sixth Street team members began advising Concrete Rose leadership on the firm’s formation in 2018 and Sixth Street is a Founding Strategic Partner.
Mr. Waxman is co-chair of Bay FC, the Bay Area’s new National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) franchise playing its inaugural season in 2024. He serves on the NWSL’s Board of Governors.
Mr. Waxman holds a B.A. in International Relations from the University of Pennsylvania and currently serves on the Board of Overseers for the University of Pennsylvania College of Arts and Sciences. He is a Board Member Emeritus for Tipping Point Community and serves on the Advisory Council for the Boys and Girls Club of the Peninsula, which are both focused on fighting poverty and inequality of opportunity in the San Francisco Bay Area.