The NYU Board consists of voting Trustees, listed below, and non-voting Trustees.
Chairman, Waxx Tech
Jeffrey S. Gould is co-founder and chairman of Waxx Tech, a company specializing in patented sound-sourcing technology. He serves on several philanthropic boards, and with his wife, Lenore, established the 3E Fund to support education, expression, and the environment. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Gould is a member of the NYU Alumni Association Board of Directors and the NYU College of Arts and Science Dean’s Advisory Council.
Partner, Asia Alpha Private Equity
Lisa Hahn is a partner of Asia Alpha Private Equity, a family office investing in venture capital and technology in diverse sectors including software and life sciences in Silicon Valley, Israel, and China. She also has over 25 years of experience in the art world and is a director at Hahn Fine Art. Hahn and her husband James are philanthropists and actively support scholarships and medical research. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Hahn is a member of the NYU President's Global Council.
President, New York University
Andrew Hamilton is the 16th president of NYU. He is an award-winning and widely published research chemist with a proven record of success as a leader in higher education, having served as provost of Yale University and vice chancellor of Oxford University. He is a fellow of the Royal Society and serves on the Board of the American Council on Education. Hamilton is also a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Association of American Universities. He is the recipient of the Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society and the winner of the International Izatt-Christiansen Award for Macrocyclic Chemistry.
President, Beverly Hyman, Ph.D. and Associates
Beverly Hyman is the founder and president of Beverly Hyman, Ph.D. & Associates, which provides consulting services on senior leadership and organizational development, strategic planning, executive coaching, communications training, team building, and facilitation to international firms and organizations and their boards. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Hyman is a former president and a current member of the NYU Alumni Association Board of Directors and chair of the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development Dean’s Council. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of Shakespeare & Company.
President and Chief Executive Officer, The Sputnik Group
Boris Jordan is the founder, president, and CEO of the Sputnik Group, a private equity and advisory group with investments across the United States and Europe. He is also the president of Renaissance Insurance, a leading regional insurance, pensions, and asset management business. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Jordan is a member of the NYU President’s Global Council. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
David A. Katz is a corporate partner at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law, and co-chair of the Board of Advisors of the NYU Law Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance. Previously, he was an adjunct professor at Vanderbilt University Law School and at the Owen Graduate School of Management. He is a member of the NYU School of Law Foundation Board of Trustees, the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids Board of Directors, and the Advisory Board at the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware. He is co-chair of the Tulane University Corporate Law Institute.
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Redbadge Pacific
Principal, Miya Capital
Jonathan C. Kim is the co-founder and managing partner of Redbadge Pacific, the Asia-Pacific office of Redbadge, which invests in and strategically works with innovative growth and expansion-stage companies. He is also the co-founding principal of Miya Capital, a multi-family investment platform that focuses on Real Estate and Venture Capital Investments in the United States and Asia. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Kim is a member of the NYU President’s Global Council, an adjunct professor at NYU's Tisch Center for Hospitality, a Vice President of the NYU Alumni Association Board of Directors, and a steering committee member of NYU’s Young Alumni Leadership Circle. Kim also serves on the Korean American Community Foundation Associate Board.
SPS '93, Stern '94
Chairman, Chailease Group
Andre Koo is chairman of Chailease Group, which is comprised of Chailease Holding and Yellowstone Holding. Founded in 1977, Chailease Holding is the market leader in leasing and installment sales in Taiwan, a top solar energy developer in the country, and the largest foreign-owned independent leasing company in China. Chailease Holding has operations in Taiwan, United States, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, United Kingdom, Cambodia, and the Philippines. Through its subsidiaries, Yellowstone Holding is engaged in investment, trading, real estate development, interior design, hospitality, property management, and security. Koo is also a member of the NYU Stern School of Business Board of Overseers and the NYU President’s Global Council, and president of the NYU Pan-Asia Alumni Association and the NYU Alumni Club in Taiwan.
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Warburg Pincus LLC
Joseph P. Landy is co-CEO of Warburg Pincus, where he has been engaged in all aspects of private equity investing since 1985. He has been jointly responsible for the management of the firm since 2000, including the formulation of strategy, oversight of investment policy and decisions, leadership of the firm’s Executive Management Group and the coordination of limited partner communications. During his tenure at the firm, his principle areas of investment focus have been information technology, Internet applications and infrastructure, communications applications and structured investments. Landy currently serves as a director of CrowdStrike and Kosmos Energy Ltd.
Managing Director, Leslie Ventures
Mark Leslie is currently the managing director of Leslie Ventures, a private investment company. He is also a lecturer at Stanford Graduate School of Business where he teaches courses in entrepreneurship, ethics, and sales organization. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Leslie is a member of the NYU Faculty of Arts and Science Board of Overseers, the NYU Tandon School of Engineering Board of Overseers, and the Executive Board of the NYU Innovation Fund. He also serves on the Board of Trustees of Stanford Health Systems (Stanford Hospital and Medical School), along with a number of privately held high-technology corporations.
GSAS '03, Med '08
Practice Director, Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine New York
Brian A. Levine, MD, is the founding partner and practice director of Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine (CCRM) New York. He is board-certified in both reproductive endocrinology and infertility and obstetrics and gynecology. Levine is currently the technology editor of Contemporary Ob/Gyn magazine and has lectured nationwide on how physicians and laboratory personnel can adopt common technologies to improve clinical efficiency. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Levine is President of the NYU Alumni Association Board of Directors and a member of the NYU College of Global Public Health Advisory Board.
Director/Producer, Amanda Lipitz Productions
Amanda Lipitz is a Tony Award-winning Broadway producer and documentary filmmaker. She is the director and producer of the award-winning documentary STEP, released by Fox Searchlight in August 2017. She served as executive producer and creator of MTV's groundbreaking series "Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for Elle Woods." Lipitz has created more than 30 shorts for organizations such as the Young Women's Leadership Network, Citymeals on Wheels, College Bound Initiative, The Tory Burch Foundation, Barnard College, Turnaround for Children, The Gateway School, and many more. In addition to the NYU Board of Trustees, Lipitz is a member of the NYU Tisch School of the Arts Dean’s Council.
Partner, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Martin Lipton, a founding partner of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz, specializes in advising major corporations on mergers and acquisitions and matters affecting corporate policy and strategy. In addition to serving as chair emeritus of the NYU Board of Trustees, he is a former chair and a current trustee of the NYU School of Law Foundation and a trustee of NYU Langone Health. He is an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law. He is also an emeritus member of the Council of the American Law Institute, a member of the Board of Advisors of the Institute of Judicial Administration, and an honorary chair of the American College of Governance Counsel. Lipton is a former co-chair and a member of the executive committee of the Partnership for New York City, a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, a member of the International Advisory Council of Guanghua School of Management of Peking University, and a Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur. Lipton is an emeritus chairman of Prep for Prep, a leadership development program for students of color.