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Kenneth G. Langone

investment company executive

Kenneth G. Langone, American investment company executive. Named one of 400 Richest Americans, Forbes magazine, 2006.

Background

Langone, Kenneth G. was born on September 16, 1935 in Roslyn Heights, New York, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Bucknell University, 1957. Master of Business Administration, New York University.

Career

Executive vice president R.W. Pressprich & Company. Founder, chairman Vantis Capital Management LLC. Founder, chairman, Chief Executive Officer Invemed Associates LLC, since 1974, board directors, 1999.

Former board directors Home Depot Inc., 1978, co-founder, since 1978. Chairman, interim president & Chief Executive Officer Geeknet, Inc., since 2010. Board directors TRICON Global Restaurants, AutoFinance, Inc., United States Satellite Broadcasting of Minnesota.

Former member New York Stock Exchange. Board directors Unifi, Inc., since 1969, InterWorld Corporation, 1996—2001, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Online, Inc., since 1996, Yum Brands, Inc., since 1997, General Electric, since 1999, Choicepoint, Inc., since 2000.

Membership

Vice-chairman board overseers Stern School Business. Chairman board trustees New York University Medical School. Trustee, chairman nominating committee, chairman endowment committee, member executive committee Bucknell University.

Contributor, advisory, transformation team Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, 1993. Chairman New York State Sen. Bob Dole, presidential election, 1996.

Trustee, chairman nominating committee, chairman endowment committee, member executive committee New York Philharmonic, Children's Oncology Society (Ronald McDonald House), Robin Hood Foundation. Trustee, member executive committee New York University. Board directors, vice-chairman board development Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Foundation.

Trustee Center for Strategic & International Studies (Center for Strategic and International Studies ).

Connections

Married Elaine Langone. 3 children.

spouse:
Elaine Langone