Board Member

Whitney Ping was appointed to the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee board of directors and began serving as an Athletes’ Advisory Council representative in December 2012.

A member of the 2004 U.S. Olympic Table Tennis Team, Ping served as the table tennis representative to the USOPC Athletes’ Advisory Council from 2009 through 2012. In addition, Ping served on the Board of Directors for USA Table Tennis from 2005-07 as the organization went through governance reform.

In addition to her role on the AAC, Ping was selected by her athlete peers to serve as one of two Athlete Service Coordinators for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team in London. She also was nominated to the USOPC’s Diversity and Inclusion Task Force in 2011, and was a member of the AAC’s Paralympic Task Force. Her passion for expanding the benefits of sport extends to her involvement with Right To Play, an international humanitarian organization that seeks to improve the lives of youth through sport, where Ping has been an Athlete Ambassador since 2006.

Ping is currently a principal at Hellman & Friedman LLC, having joined the firm in April 2018. In her role, she is focused on improving operational effectiveness of H&F’s portfolio companies. She previously served as vice president at Bain Capital from 2011-2018 where she partnered with Bain Capital portfolio companies to create, support and implement growth initiatives. She has also worked for the management consulting firm Bain & Company in its Los Angeles office.

She is a graduate of Stanford University where she earned a bachelor’s degree with honors in international relations, a master’s in sociology, and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business. As a collegiate athlete, she helped lead the Cardinal to the national table tennis team championship.

Ping resides in San Francisco.