Gene T. Sykes, MBA '84

Co-Head, Global Mergers and Acquisitions
Chairman, Global Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking
Goldman, Sachs & Co.

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.

He is chair of the board of trustees of St. Matthew’s Parish School and the California Chapter of The Nature Conservancy. He also is a board member of Common Sense Media and former chair of the National Parks Conservation Association Board.

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