Ed Brandman (New York) joined KKR in 2007 and is the Firm’s Chief Information Officer. He is responsible for the firm’s global technology strategy and IT operations. He also assists KKR's private equity deal teams with IT diligence. He previously served on the board of directors at Ipreo. He is a member of the firm's Risk Committee and Operations Management Committee. He is a current board member of AltExchange, which focuses on standardizing communication between GPs and LPs in private Eequity. Prior to KKR, Mr. Brandman worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he was a managing director in the financial services advisory group. He founded and served as the CEO of Renaissance Trading Technologies (RTT), a technology firm focused on trading solutions for equity markets. RTT was an outgrowth of his role as CIO and head of electronic trading at Robertson Stephens. He began his career at J.P. Morgan. He received a B.A. from Rutgers University.