Harit has a distinguished career spanning over three decades. He has influenced the banking ecosystem and created successful franchises by focusing on customer-centricity, innovation and hiring diverse teams.
Harit Talwar is a Partner at Goldman Sachs and Chairman of the firm’s global Consumer business. As a senior executive, Harit has worked in Asia, Europe and America, and has extensive experience running large businesses, building and scaling start-ups, overseeing transformational M&A, and forging strategic partnerships with leading organizations.
Harit joined Goldman Sachs in 2015 to lead their entry into the consumer space. As the first employee, he helped build the business into a modern consumer platform that today serves millions of customers. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Harit was President of US Cards and Chief Marketing Officer at Discover and held various leadership roles at Morgan Stanley and Citibank.
He serves as the Co-Chairman of the board of the American India Foundation, a member of the Asia Society Global Board of Trustees, and one of the founders of Ashoka University in India. He is a proud graduate of Delhi University and IIMA.