William Darman is a Principal at The Carlyle Group. Mr. Darman works in the small-cap leveraged buyout practice focusing on investments in the U.S. telecommunications, media, technology and business services sectors. He is based in Washington, DC. Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Darman was a Vice President with the leveraged finance group at Goldman Sachs & Co. Previously he was a Managing Director with Fairfax Partners focusing primarily on early stage venture opportunities. Mr. Darman received his M.P.P. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He received his A.B from Harvard College with honors.