Sandeep Mathrani

Sandeep Mathrani, WeWork’s Chief Executive Officer, has served as CEO and a director of WeWork since February 2020, and as Chairman of the Board since March 2022. Mr. Mathrani most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Properties’ Retail Group and Vice-Chairman of Brookfield Properties from 2018 to 2020. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of GGP Inc. for eight years, during which the company was recapitalized in November 2010, experienced eight years of growth, and in August 2018 was sold to Brookfield Property Partners. Prior to joining GGP in 2010, Mr. Mathrani was President of Retail for Vornado Realty Trust, where he oversaw the firm’s U.S. retail real estate division and operations in India comprised principally of office properties. Before that, he spent eight years as Executive Vice President at Forest City Ratner, where he was tasked with starting and growing a new platform of retail properties across the five boroughs of New York City. Mr. Mathrani currently serves as a member of the board of directors of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., and Bowlero Corporation, and also serves on the Management Committee of WeWork Capital Advisors LLC. Previously, Mr. Mathrani served as a member of the board of directors of Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. and was the 2019 Chair of NAREIT. He also served on the executive board and board of trustees for the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Mr. Mathrani earned a Bachelor of Engineering, a Master of Engineering and a Master of Management Science from Stevens Institute of Technology.

Executive Chairman

Alex Clavel

Alex Clavel has served as a director of WeWork since August 2022. He is the Chief Executive Officer of SoftBank Group International (“SBGI”). He serves as a director on various internal SoftBank and external portfolio company boards, including LDH Growth Corp. I and Levere Holdings Corp., and oversees SBGI’s portfolio of strategic and global assets and external fund investments. Mr. Clavel joined SoftBank in Tokyo in 2015 and is currently based in New York City. Prior to joining SoftBank, Mr. Clavel spent 19 years at Morgan Stanley in investment banking. He earned a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and speaks French, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese. He serves as a director of Prep for Prep and is a member of Princeton’s National Annual Giving Committee.

Daniel Hurwitz

Daniel Hurwitz has served as a director of WeWork since June 2022. He is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Raider Hill Advisors, a private real estate investment and retail advisory firm, founded in 2015. Prior to founding Raider Hill Advisors, Mr. Hurwitz spent 16 years at DDR Corp. (now known as SITE Centers) from 1999 to 2015, serving in various executive roles including Chief Executive Officer. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of Brixmor Property Group and Ideal Dental, and also serves as an advisor to the Board of Directors of Edens and ShopCore Properties. Mr. Hurwitz currently serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Colgate University Board of Trustees following his tenure as Board Chair. Previously, he served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Hawken School, a member of the Board of Trustees of the Hopkins School, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of International Council of Shopping Centers, Chair of the Leadership Board of Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute, and as a member of the Nareit Executive Board of Governors and Governance Committee. He was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of Boscov’s Department Store, Inc., CubeSmart, DDR Corp., General Growth Properties Inc., Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Sonae Sierra Brasil, S.A., and retailer Diamonds Direct. Mr. Hurwitz is a graduate of Colgate University and the Wharton School of Business Management Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Chair and Financial Expert of the Audit Committee

Bruce Dunlevie

Bruce Dunlevie has served as a director of WeWork since July 2012 and has served as our lead independent director since October 2021. Mr. Dunlevie is a seasoned veteran of venture capital with more than 30 years of experience in high-tech investing. He is a founding partner of Benchmark Capital, a venture capital firm, and has been a general partner of the firm since 1995. He currently also serves as Lead Independent director of One Medical Group, Inc., and has previously served as a member of the boards of directors of ServiceSource International, Inc. and Marin Software Incorporated. Mr. Dunlevie earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and English from Rice University and a Master of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Member of Compensation Committee
Lead Independent Director

Saurabh Jalan

Saurabh Jalan has served as a director of WeWork since March 2022. He is currently a Partner with the Investments Team at SoftBank Group International, where he is responsible for oversight of large, global investments on behalf of SoftBank Group. Prior to joining SoftBank in 2015, Mr. Jalan was with AEA Investors, a middle-market private equity firm, based in London and prior to that with Silver Lake Partners, a technology focused private equity firm, based in New York and London. Mr. Jalan currently serves on the board of Snapdeal. Mr. Jalan earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School and a Bachelor of Applied Sciences from the School of Engineering & Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.

Véronique Laury

Véronique Laury has served as a director of WeWork since October 2021. She is the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Weee Consulting. Prior to founding Weee Consulting in 2019, Ms. Laury served as the Chief Executive Officer of Kingfisher plc, an international home improvement company across Europe operating under several brands including: B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix and Koçtaş. Ms. Laury spent over 16 years building her career at Kingfisher plc. Over the course of her career, Ms. Laury held several leadership roles including serving as Commercial Director at both B&Q and Castorama, where she also served as Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Laury currently serves on the board of directors of Inter IKEA Holding B.V., Eczacıbaşı, Tarkett and Sodexo. She also serves as a member of the Remuneration Committee and the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Committee at Eczacıbaşı, the ESG Committee at Tarkett and the Audit Committee at Sodexo.

Member of Audit Committee
Member of Compensation Committee
Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Deven Parekh

Deven Parekh has served as a director of WeWork since October 2021. He has served as Managing Director at Insight Partners since 2000. Mr. Parekh currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Appriss and EveryAction, and as a member of the boards of directors for Appriss, IAD, Calm, Candy, Corelogic, Fanatics, Diligent, Distrokid, DriveWealth, Within3, Checkout.com, PDI, Community Brands, Corvus, Vinted, TetraScience, Chrono24, and ELLKAY. Previously, he worked for Berenson Minella & Company and The Blackstone Group. Mr. Parekh also serves as a member on the Board of Directors of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Board of Trustees of NYU Langone Health, and the Board of Directors of the Tisch MS Research Center of New York. He was nominated and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve on the boards of the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation and of the agency’s predecessor, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation Board. Mr. Parekh also served on the Advisory Board of the Export-Import Bank of the United States and was a member of the Technological Advisory Council of the Federal Communications Commission. He has previously served on the Board of Trustees and Executive Committee of the Ethical Culture Fieldston School, and he is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Publicolor. Mr. Parekh earned a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Chair of the Compensation Committee

Vivek Ranadivé

Vivek Ranadivé has served as a director of WeWork since October 2021. He previously served as the Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer of Legacy BowX and has served as the Founder and Managing Director of Bow Capital Management LLC and its affiliated funds since 2016. Mr. Ranadivé has been the owner and Chairman of the Sacramento Kings since 2013. He founded his first company, Teknekron Software Systems, Inc., in 1986 to develop and apply software to financial trading floors. After selling Teknekron to Reuters PLC in 1994, he went on to found and spin-out TIBCO Software Inc. as a separate company in 1997. TIBCO completed its initial public offering in 1999 and was subsequently sold to Vista Equity Partners in 2014 for $4.3 billion. As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Ranadivé built TIBCO into a leading provider of middleware software that became the central data nervous system for many of the world’s largest companies and government agencies. Mr. Ranadivé became involved in NBA basketball first as Vice Chairman of the Golden State Warriors. Mr. Ranadivé formerly served on the boards of directors of Nielsen, a global media company, and WebEx, a telecommunications company, prior to its sale to Cisco. Mr. Ranadivé holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Arts in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from Harvard Business School where he graduated as a Baker Scholar.

Member of Audit Committee
Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Kirthiga Reddy

Kirthiga Reddy has served as a director of WeWork since February 2020. She brings over 20 years of experience leading technology-driven transformations. She is a co-founder of the F7 Ventures seed fund and President Athena Tech II SPAC. Previously, she was a partner at SoftBank Investment Advisers from 2018 to 2021, where she focused on frontier, enterprise and health tech investments. She was Managing Director, Facebook India and South Asia for over six years, starting as their first employee in India in 2010. Her subsequent experiences at Facebook focused on emerging and high-growth markets including Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa and the Middle East. Ms. Reddy serves on the board of directors for Pear Therapeutics. She previously served on the board of directors of Collective Health and of Fungible. Ms. Reddy also serves on the Investment Committee for Emerge, a global accelerator for brilliant companies led by underrepresented founders and chair of the Stanford Business School Management Board. She holds a Master of Business Administration from Stanford University, where she graduated with highest honors as an Arjay Miller Scholar, a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Marathwada University, India. She has been recognized multiple times as one as Fortune India’s “Most Powerful Women” and as Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business” among other recognitions.

Member of Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee