Gene T. Sykes, MBA '84

Global Co-Head of M&A and Chairman

Goldman Sachs Group Inc.


Gene Sykes is co-head of global mergers and acquisitions and chairman of global technology, media, and telecommunications investment banking at Goldman Sachs & Co. Previously, he was co-chairman of global mergers and acquisitions. He is a member of the client and business standards committee. Mr. Sykes joined the mergers and acquisitions department in New York in 1984 and moved to Los Angeles in 1987. He became a partner in 1992.

Mr. Sykes is a trustee of the California chapter of The Nature Conservancy, a board member of Common Sense Media, and a member of the Stanford University Board of Trustees.

Mr. Sykes earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1984 and an AB from Harvard University in 1980.