Henry Kravis



2018 Honoree for Lifetime Achievement

2018 CME STEM Leadership Award Honoree for Lifetime Achievement. Metropolitan Club, New York.

Henry Kravis co-founded KKR in 1976 and is KKR Co-Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer. He serves on the boards of First Data Corporation and ICONIQ Capital, LLC. He also serves as a director, chairman emeritus or trustee of several cultural, professional, and educational institutions, including The Business Council, Columbia Business School, Mount Sinai Hospital, Partnership Fund for New York City, Rockefeller University, Sponsors for Educational Opportunity and Tsinghua University School of Economics. He earned a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College in 1967 and an M.B.A. from the Columbia Business School in 1969. He has vast experience financing, analyzing, and investing in public and private companies, as well as serving on the boards of a number of KKR portfolio companies.