Jeff Rowbottom (New York) joined KKR in 2009 and is a Managing Director and head of KKR Capital Markets for the Americas. At KKR, he has played a significant role in arranging financings for portfolio companies including First Data, TASC, Del Monte, Academy Sports + Outdoor, Samson Resources, NXP, Toys R Us, and US Foods. Prior to joining KKR he was a managing director and head of U.S. High Yield Capital Markets at Barclays Capital. Previously, he was a senior member of the Goldman Sachs High Yield Syndicate desk. Jeff received a B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany and an M.B.A. from Columbia University. He is active in non-profit organizations including Autism Speaks and is a board member of the Melanoma Research Alliance.