Paul J. Taubman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Paul J. Taubman is the Chairman and CEO of PJT Partners, an advisory-focused investment bank. Mr. Taubman founded PJT Partners in early 2013 and, in October 2014, announced the intention to merge into the spun-off Blackstone advisory businesses. The newly combined company was formed and began trading on the NYSE on October 1, 2015.

Prior to founding PJT Partners, Mr. Taubman spent almost 30 years at Morgan Stanley in a series of increasingly significant leadership positions including Co-President of Institutional Securities. After retiring from Morgan Stanley in 2012, he served in an independent capacity to advise companies on a number of significant transactions before starting PJT Partners. Mr. Taubman received a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business. Mr. Taubman is involved in numerous philanthropic activities including serving as Board President of New York Cares, a Trustee and Executive Committee member of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, a National Advisory Board member of Youth INC, and a Trustee of the Foundation for Educating Children with Autism.