CEO, Kalorama Partners, LLC and Kalorama Legal Services, PLLC
Harvey L. Pitt is the CEO of the global business consulting firm, Kalorama Partners, LLC, and its law firm affiliate, Kalorama Legal Services, PLLC. Prior to founding the two Kalorama firms, Mr. Pitt served as the twenty-sixth Chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, from 2001 to 2003.
Prior to becoming the SEC’s Chairman, Mr. Pitt was a senior corporate partner at the international law firm of Fried, Frank LLP. Former Chairman Pitt also served previously with the SEC, from 1968 until 1978, including three years as General Counsel (1975-78). Former Chairman Pitt received a J.D. degree from St. John's University School of Law (1968), and his B.A. from the City University of New York (Brooklyn College) (1965). He was awarded an honorary LL.D. by St. John's University (2002), and was given the Brooklyn College President’s Medal of Distinction (2003). Mr. Pitt is currently a Director of CQS Management Ltd., an alternative funds investment adviser. Mr. Pitt serves on the Compliance Advisory Council of Millennium Management LLC, and on the Regulatory Advisory Board of Balyasny Asset Management Inc. He also serves as an independent member of the Board of Directors of the international funds of Paulson & Co. and its affiliates. He is a member of the Board of Directors of root9B Technologies Inc., a public company, and a member of its Audit Committee. He also serves as the Chairman of the Audit Committee of the U.S. Dream Academy, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.