Global Conference 2010
Founder and CEO, Blue Harbour Group
Clifton Robbins is the Founder and CEO of Blue Harbour Group LP, which takes a private equity approach to the public markets. A veteran investor with 25 years of experience, Robbins founded Blue Harbour in 2004. Before that, he was a managing member of General Atlantic Partners LLC, a global private equity firm, and served on General Atlantic's Executive, Investment and Portfolio Review Committees. Prior to joining General Atlantic Partners in 2000, Robbins was a general partner of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., which he joined in 1987. He is a member of the Boards of Overseers and Managers of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and currently chairs its Funding and Finance Committee, overseeing its $3 billion endowment. Robbins received a bachelor's degree from Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.