For the fifth event of our ongoing interview series, Paul Levy joined The Atlantic's Washington Editor-at-Large, Steve Clemons, for a conversation about his career trajectory and experiences as a leader in the financial industry.
During the interview, Levy shared insights from his more than 25 years working in private equity. He also discussed his career experiences, including his previous roles as CEO of Yves Saint Laurent, Inc. and as a Managing Director at Drexel Burnham Lambert. Levy is currently the Founder and Managing Director of JLL Partners.
Previous speakers featured in this series include Rockefeller Foundation President Judith Rodin, Citigroup Vice Chairman Peter Orszag, United Talent Agency CEO Jeremy Zimmer, and University of Washington President Michael Young.
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