Vikram S. Pandit is Chairman and CEO of The Orogen Group, an operating company he created with Atairos Group that invests in financial services companies and related businesses.
Mr. Pandit spent his career in financial services. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1983 and became President and COO of the company’s institutional securities and investment banking businesses. He left Morgan Stanley to become a founding member and chairman of the members committee of Old Lane, LP.
When Citigroup acquired Old Lane in 2007, Mr. Pandit became Chairman and CEO of Citi Alternative Investments and later led Citi’s Institutional Clients Group. He became CEO of Citigroup in December 2007 and led the company during the recent financial crisis, successfully recapitalizing, restructuring and revitalizing the company before he left in October 2012.
Mr. Pandit is a member of the Board of Directors of Virtusa Corporation, Fair Square Financial Holdings, JM Financial Credit Solutions Ltd., and Bombardier Inc. Mr. Pandit is a member of the Board of Overseers of Columbia Business School.
Mr. Pandit earned B.S. and M.S. degrees in engineering from Columbia University and received his Ph.D. in finance from Columbia in 1986.