Goldman Sachs employs Alphabet tech incubator CEO Jared Cohen for brand-new development group

Jared Cohen

Anjali Sundaram | CNBC

Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon has actually employed another senior executive from the innovation sector.

The financial investment bank is including Alphabet’s Jared Cohen, a protege of previous Google CEO Eric Schmidt and creator of Jigsaw, an incubator at the tech giant, to assist begin a brand-new development group, Solomon stated Tuesday in a memo gotten by CNBC.

It’s the most recent action Solomon has actually required to inject an innovation focus into the 153-year-old financial investment bank. The group, called the workplace of used development, will be lead by Cohen and co-chief info officer George Lee. In 2019, Solomon employed previous Amazon Web Services executive Marco Argenti as co-chief info officer.

“Working closely with leaders across Goldman Sachs, George and Jared will specifically identify and advance commercial opportunities for the firm that are at the intersection of a changing global marketplace, shifts in the geopolitical landscape and rapidly evolving technology,” Solomon stated. Both of the males will report straight to him, Solomon included.

Cohen is signing up with New York-based Goldman at its senior-most rank: He’ll be a partner and management committee member and will likewise work as president of international affairs, Solomon stated.

The moves leave Argenti as sole chief info officer beginning in October, he included.


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