Vikram S. Pandit

Vikram S. Pandit PhD ’86
Chairman, TGG Group, New York

Vikram S. Pandit is the chairman of TGG Group, which includes The Greatest Good, TGG, and TGG Ventures. TGG Group businesses use behavioral science, field experimentation, and advanced techniques in separating causation from correlation to create tangible and measurable value for its clients. Mr. Pandit is also a private investor focusing on opportunities that transform and reimagine businesses and industries.

Mr. Pandit joined Morgan Stanley in 1983 and ultimately became president and COO of the company's institutional securities and investment banking businesses. He left Morgan Stanley to become a founding member and chairman of the members committee of Old Lane, LP. When Old Lane was acquired by Citigroup in 2007, he became Chairman and CEO of Citi Alternative Investments and later led Citi’s institutional clients group. Mr. Pandit became CEO of Citigroup in December 2007, leading the company during the most challenging economic and financial crisis since the Great Depression, successfully recapitalizing, restructuring, and revitalizing the firm until his departure in 2012.

Mr. Pandit is a member of the board of directors of Bombardier Inc. He also serves on the boards of both Columbia University, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, and Columbia Business School, where he received a doctoral degree in finance in 1986.