Karl Peterson


Mr. Peterson is a Senior Partner of TPG and Managing Partner of TPG Pace Group, which oversees investments in three publicly traded companies. He served as Sabre’s Chairman of the Board from January 2020 to April 2022. Mr. Peterson previously served as Lead Independent Director during 2017. After rejoining TPG in 2004, Mr. Peterson led investments for the firm in technology, media, financial services and travel sectors and oversaw TPG’s European operations from 2010 until 2017. Prior to 2004, he was a co-founder and the president and CEO of He led the business from its launch in 2000 through its sale to InterActiveCorp (now Expedia) in 2003. Before Hotwire, Mr. Peterson was a principal at TPG in San Francisco, and from 1992 to 1995 he was a financial analyst at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Mr. Peterson is currently a director of Playa Hotels and Resorts and serves as Chairman of Accel Entertainment.