John E. Waldron
Goldman Sachs & Co.
John is president and chief operating officer of Goldman Sachs & Co. He serves on the Firmwide Capital Committee, IBD Operating Committee and IBD Client and Business Standards Committee. Additionally, he was responsible for forming and has oversight of the IBS Leadership Group, a group of globally-focused senior bankers responsible for many of the firm’s most important relationships.
John was global co-head of the Financial Sponsors Group from 2007 to 2009, co-head of Leveraged Finance from 2005 to 2007 and co-head of the Media and Entertainment Group in IBD from 2002 to 2005. He joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 and was named partner in 2002.
John is a trustee, member of the Executive Committee and chairman of the Audit Committee of the Lawrenceville School. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York.
John graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Middlebury College with a BA in English in 1992.