James Connolly (New York) joined KKR in 2012 as a member of KKR's Capital Markets team. Prior to joining KKR, Mr. Connolly was with Nomura Securities as a managing director on the Convertible Bond sales desk, advising some of the world's largest mutual and hedge funds. Previously, Mr. Connolly was a director on the international convertible bond desk at Citigroup. Additionally, he was a pilot in the US Navy for eight years. Mr. Connolly received a B.A. from Cornell University and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.