Blake Zhang

Senior Director, Growth Capital

Blake Zhang is a Senior Director in the Growth Capital business at ORIX Corporation USA. He joined the firm in 2021 and is based in Seattle.

Before joining ORIX USA, Mr. Zhang led and executed software and tech-enabled services growth buyouts across a variety of technology verticals at Marlin Equity Partners, a global private equity firm headquartered in Los Angeles, California. While at Marlin, Mr. Zhang served as a director or observer on the boards of Exegy, Anexinet, Challenger, Shift, and Skuid.

Earlier in his career, Mr. Zhang worked in investment banking at Qatalyst Partners and Deutsche Bank, where he advised on and executed over $60Bn of M&A transactions. He also previously worked at Paine Schwartz Partners, where he executed private equity investments in the global food chain sector.

Mr. Zhang holds a BA in Economics from Cornell University.