Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Leon Black

Managing Partner, Apollo Management LP


Leon Black is Managing Partner of Apollo Management LP, which he founded in 1990 to manage investment capital on behalf of a group of institutional investors, focusing on corporate restructuring, leveraged buyouts and taking minority positions in growth-oriented companies. Black previously worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert as managing director, head of the Mergers & Acquisitions Group and co-head of the Corporate Finance Department. He is a trustee of Dartmouth College, The Museum of Modern Art, Mount Sinai Hospital, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Prep for Prep and the Asia Society. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Partnership for New York City, the National Advisory Board of JPMorgan Chase and the board of FasterCures. Black received a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.


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