Jay O. Light

Dean Emeritus at Harvard University - Harvard Business School

Jay O. Light

Jay O. Light

Dean Emeritus at Harvard University - Harvard Business School

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3891

Number of Boards

12

Birthday

1942

Age

78

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Co-Founder at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Executive Vice Chairman at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Limited Partner at Wright Equity Partners LLC

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Co-Chairman at IDG Capital

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Former Co-Chairman, Partnership at Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

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Co-Founder at The Baupost Group LLC

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President & Chief Operating Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Harvard Management Company, Inc.

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Secretary & Chief Legal Officer at The Blackstone Group, Inc.

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Co-Founder at GSO Capital Partners (Private Equity)

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Dean Emeritus at Harvard University - Harvard Business School
Education
Bachelor's in Engineering Physics with Highest Honors
Class of 1963

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Memberships
Member
Current
Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2008 - Current

The Blackstone Group, Inc. engages in the provision of investment and fund management services. It operates through the following segments: Private Equity, Real Estate, Hedge Fund Solutions and Credit. The Private Equity segment consists of flagship corporate private equity funds, Blackstone Capital Partners funds, sector-focused corporate private equity funds, including energy-focused funds, Blackstone Energy Partners funds, and core private equity fund, Blackstone Core Equity Partners. The Real Estate segment includes management of core real estate fund and non-exchange traded restate investment trusts. The Hedge Fund Solutions segment comprises of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management, which manages hedge funds and includes Indian-focused and Asian-focused closed-end mutual funds. The Credit segment includes GSO Capital Partners LP, which manages credit-oriented funds. The company was founded by Stephen Allen Schwarzman in 1985 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Advisory Board
Current

The Baupost Group employs a value-oriented, multi-strategy investment approach that seeks to invest their capital to achieve attractive risk-adjusted returns over an extended period of time. The firm seek to invest in assets which are undervalued relative to their market price. The Baupost Group invest, either directly or indirectly, in securities and other assets that have some or all of the following characteristics: (1) they are currently out-of-favor, but have good prospects (2) they sell at a significant discount to underlying economic value (3) they have catalysts in place for the realization of underlying value (4) they are highly complex (5) they are somewhat or highly illiquid and (6) they sell at prices below what would reasonably be expected due to market imperfections and inefficiencies, including but not limited to temporary supply demand imbalances, information gaps, and selling pressures. They invest across a range of financial instruments, asset classes and geographic regions. Investments may include securities and assets of all types, including, but not limited to, stock (common, preferred and convertible), warrants, options, swaps, trade claims, bank debt, bonds, other debt instruments including self-originated loans, currency, futures, derivatives, commodities, contract rights, royalty interests, non-US securities and other assets (including in emerging markets), structured investment vehicles, secured and unsecured instruments, ABS, CMBS, RMBS, real estate and related instruments, other complex financial instruments and rights and distressed assets. Securities may be listed or traded on domestic or non-US exchanges or other trading networks (including OTC markets), as well as securities that are unlisted and trade infrequently or not at all.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Blackstone Management Partners LLC engages in the provision of investment management services. The company is headquartered in New York, NY.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2015

Partners HealthCare System, Inc. engages in the provision of patient care, research, teaching, and community services. It offers community and specialty hospitals, physician network, community health centers, and home care. The firm also sponsors research programs and community health outreach programs. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Boston, MA.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2015

Provide investment management services to Harvard University.

Chairman of the Finance Board of Directors
1986 - 1988

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

Political Donations
$1,000
2012

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

$300
1994

Senator at Office of the Senator from Utah, Mitt Romney

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