(Retired) Chief Information Officer ,
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Gary is a retired partner of Goldman Sachs & Co. Over 25 years, Gary managed technology in virtually every Goldman line of business. In 1997, he moved his family to Tokyo and spent 4 years travelling extensively across Asia, managing the bank’s expanding technology footprint in the region. In 2000 he was named partner, and in 2003 was appointed co-Chief Operating Officer of the 8,000-person Technology Division. Gary was named co-head and co-Chief Information Officer in 2007. Upon his retirement in 2011, Gary spent a year as a Goldman advisor.
Gary has extensive experience managing banking application software and technical infrastructure, including data centers, networking, information security, and large-scale technology labor management. In addition to running the Technology Division, Gary sat on Goldman’s Risk Committee, Americas Diversity Committee, and Business Practices Committee.
Prior to Goldman, Gary was a Manager in the Miami office of Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) for several years. Gary graduated from Harvard College with a bachelors degree in Computer Science in 1985.
In 2014, Gary completed 10 years of service on the board of the Jersey City Medical Center in Jersey City, NJ. In addition to his numerous committee assignments, he was Treasurer of the Executive Committee, and chairman of the compensation committee. Gary also served for 6 years as a director of the Population Reference Bureau (PRB) in Washington, D.C., where he was EC Treasurer and chairman of the Finance Committee. Gary has been a longtime supporter and sponsor of F.I.R.S.T. in New York City.
Since leaving Goldman in 2012, Gary has been active in advisory and private investing with a focus on financial technology and biomedical. Gary is a technical advisor and director of CRMa in Raleigh, NC, and a director of Sinsonte Capital Management in Houston.
Gary lives in Key Biscayne, FL with his wife Miriam Esteve, and the youngest of his 3 boys.