Ed Brakeman

Managing Director, Bain Capital

Ed Brakeman joined Bain Capital in 1988 with a focus on private equity. Beginning in 1996, Mr. Brakeman was a Co-founder and Co-head of Bain’s public equity investment business, Brookside Capital. He retired from his full-time role as a Managing Director in 2005. Today, he participates part-time in several firm initiatives. He is actively engaged with a number of philanthropic initiatives. He and his wife, Amy, are advisors to several organizations in Africa, including the African Leadership Academy and Kliptown Youth Program. He serves as an Overseer of the Marine Biological Laboratory and on the investment committee of Boys Town, which provides a safe haven for troubled youth. He received an MBA from Stanford University and a BS from the University of California at Berkeley.