C-Suite Sessions: A Conversation with Marty Chavez


Monday, April 3, 2017, 4:30pm to 5:30pm


Nye A (5th floor, Taubman building)

Marty Chavez

Please join us for a conversation with Marty Chavez on Monday, April 3, 2017 to discuss his unconventional leadership arc from onetime tech entrepreneur to CIO, Deputy CFO, and incoming CFO at Goldman Sachs. The event will be moderated by CPL Rubenstein Fellows Cindy Yang (MBA/MPA '18) and Daniel Urgelles (MBA/MPA '18).

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This event is open to the public. Questions? Email cpl_events@hks.harvard.edu.


More about Marty Chavez
Marty is deputy chief financial officer. Beginning in May 2017, he will assume full responsibilities as chief financial officer. Marty is a member of the Management Committee, Firmwide Capital Committee, Firmwide Risk Committee, and Steering Committee on Regulatory Reform. He is also a member of the Firmwide Hispanic/Latino Network and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network. Marty first joined Goldman Sachs in 1993 in the J. Aron Currency and Commodities Division, where he was a senior Energy Strat until 1997. He returned to the firm as a managing director in Investment Banking Division Strats in 2005, becoming global cohead of Securities Division Strats and then global co-chief operating officer of the Equities Franchise. Prior to assuming his current role, Marty was chief information officer, responsible for the technology Division and jointly responsible with divisional leadership for the firm’s global strategists. He was named partner in 2006. 

Prior to first joining the firm, Marty was co-founder and chief technology officer of Quorum Software Systems from 1989 to 1993. From 1997 to 2000, he was global head of energy derivatives at Credit Suisse Financial Products. In 2000, Marty cofounded Kiodex, Inc. and was chairman and chief executive officer until 2004.

Marty serves on the Harvard Board of Overseers and is a Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine. Marty earned a PhD in Medical Information Sciences from Stanford University in 1990, an SM in Computer Science from Harvard University in 1985, and an AB, magna cum laude, in Biochemical Sciences from Harvard College in 1985.