Innovation in technology and capital markets has been inexorably accelerated by the Covid-19 pandemic, and companies both large and small have more demanding and variable needs than ever before, says Kim Posnett,
Goldman Sachs Group’s
head of global investment banking services.
“The pace of change has never been so fast, yet it will never be this slow again,” she says.
Posnett, 43, took the top investment banking services job at
in the fall, after 15 years rising through the ranks of the firm’s technology, media, and telecom banking division. Her list of clients over the years reads like a who’s who of the global technology industry’s top tier—featuring Alphabet,
and many more.
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“Kim is the partner you want to have in your corner,” says Etsy CFO Rachel Glaser. “She has a reputation on the street for being strategic, innovative, and visionary. Her extensive experience in helping to shape the tech sector over decades has served us incredibly well.”
This month, Posnett was named co-head of the One Goldman Sachs initiative, which aims to increase collaboration across divisions at the bank.
A Goldman Sachs lifer, Posnett joined the firm in 2005 after completing her M.B.A. at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, and rose to partner in 2016. Prior to Wharton, Posnett spent her early 20s in theater and the performing arts in Los Angeles, where she also worked as a math tutor.
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