Chief Executive Officer
Doug Ostrover is a Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Doug is also a Co-Founder of Owl Rock Capital Partners, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers and is a member of the Owl Rock Investment Committees. In addition, Doug served on the boards of ORCC and ORCC II from 2016 to 2021, on the board of ORTF from 2018 to 2021 and on the boards of ORCC III and ORCIC from 2020 to 2021.
Prior to co-founding Owl Rock, Doug was one of the founders of GSO Capital Partners (GSO), now Blackstone’s alternative credit platform, and became a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone upon its acquisition of GSO in 2008 until 2015. Prior to co-founding GSO in 2005, Doug was a Managing Director and Chairman of the Leveraged Finance Group of Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB). Prior to his role as Chairman, Doug was Global Co-Head of CSFB’s Leveraged Finance Group, during which time he was responsible for all of CSFB’s origination, distribution and trading activities relating to high yield securities, leveraged loans, high yield credit derivatives and distressed securities. He was a member of CSFB’s Management Council and the Fixed Income Operating Committee. Doug joined CSFB in November 2000 when CSFB acquired Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ), where he was a Managing Director in charge of High Yield and Distressed Sales, Trading and Research. He had been a member of DLJ’s high yield team since he joined the firm in 1992.
Doug is actively involved in non-profit organizations including serving on our Board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation. He is also a board member of the Brunswick School. Doug received a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.
Marc Lipschultz is a Co-Founder and Co-President of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Marc is also a Co-Founder and President of Owl Rock Capital Partners, serves as the Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers and is a member of the Owl Rock Investment Committees.
Prior to co-founding Owl Rock, Marc spent more than two decades at KKR, serving on the firm’s Management Committee and as the Global Head of Energy and Infrastructure. Marc has a wide range of experience in alternative investments, including leadership roles in private equity, private credit and infrastructure. Prior to joining KKR, Marc was with Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he focused on mergers and acquisitions and principal investment activities.
Marc received an AB with honors and distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, from Stanford University and an MBA with high distinction, Baker Scholar, from Harvard Business School. Marc serves on the board of the Hess Corporation and is actively involved in a variety of nonprofit organizations, serving as a board member of the 92Y, American Enterprise Institute, Michael J. Fox Foundation, Mount Sinai Health System and Stanford University Board of Trustees.
Michael Rees is a Co-Founder and Co-President of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Michael also serves as the Head of Dyal Capital. Prior to founding Dyal, Michael was a founding employee and shareholder of Neuberger Berman Group, transitioning from Lehman Brothers as part of the management buyout transaction in May 2009, and was the first Chief Operating Officer of the NB Alternatives business following the founding. He had numerous roles at Lehman Brothers (2001 – 2009) and was responsible for strategic acquisitions for the Investment Management Division there. From 2003 through 2006, he was Head of Asset Management Strategy. Prior to Lehman Brothers, he was an associate at Marakon Associates.
Michael received a BS in Mechanical Engineering and a BA in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He received a Master’s in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s in Technology Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of The Opportunity Network, a non-profit that supports underserved students with postsecondary and career readiness education.
Chief Financial Officer
Alan Kirshenbaum is the Chief Financial Officer of Blue Owl and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Alan also serves as the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers, ORCC and ORTF, and the Chief Operating Officer of ORCC II. In addition, Alan served on the boards of ORCC and ORCC II from 2016 to 2021, on the board of ORTF from 2018 to 2021 and on the boards of ORCC III and ORCIC from 2020 to 2021.
Prior to Owl Rock, Alan was Chief Financial Officer of TPG Specialty Lending, Inc., a BDC traded on the NYSE (TSLX). He was responsible for building and overseeing TSLX’s finance, treasury, accounting and operations functions from 2011 through 2015, including during its initial public offering in March 2014. From 2011 to 2013, Alan also was Chief Financial Officer of TPG Special Situations Partners. From 2007 to 2011, Alan was the Chief Financial Officer of Natsource, a private investment firm and, prior to that, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of MainStay Investments. Alan joined Bear Stearns Asset Management (BSAM) in 1999 and was BSAM’s Chief Financial Officer from 2003 to 2006. Before joining BSAM, Alan worked in public accounting at KPMG and J.H. Cohn.
Alan is actively involved in a variety of non-profit organizations including the Boy Scouts of America and as trustee for the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ. He also is a member of the Rutgers University Dean’s Cabinet. Alan received a BS from Rutgers University and an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business.
Chief Operating Officer
Andrew Polland is the Chief Operating Officer of Blue Owl. Prior to Blue Owl, Andrew was the Chief Operating Officer, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Hoplite Capital Management, L.P., an SEC-registered investment adviser that managed equity long-short and long-only vehicles. Prior to Hoplite, Andrew was the General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of MSD Partners, L.P. and the Chief Compliance Officer of MSD Capital, L.P., an SEC-registered investment adviser and Michael Dell’s affiliated family office, respectively, which collectively manage credit/special situation, private equity, real estate and long-short equity strategies. Prior to MSD, Andrew served as the Deputy Chief Compliance Officer and Head of Litigation of Fortress Investment Group LLC, then a publicly listed, SEC-registered investment adviser with various business lines, including credit funds, hedge funds, private equity funds, publicly traded real estate investment trusts and traditional asset management, and the Chief Compliance Officer of its affiliated broker-dealer (Fortress Capital Formation LLC). Prior to that, Andrew was a litigation associate at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. He began his career as a federal law clerk to United States District Court Judge Charles P. Sifton. He received a JD, magna cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania, and a BS (with honors) in Industrial Labor Relations from Cornell University.
Chief Accounting Officer
Junot Foradada is the Chief Accounting Officer of Blue Owl and is responsible for the global accounting and financial reporting functions for the firm. Prior to joining Blue Owl, Junot was a Managing Director and Head of Management Company Accounting at Sculptor Capital from 2007 to 2021. Prior to that, Junot was a Manager at MetLife from 2001 to 2007. Junot received a BS in Accounting from Florida State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Senior Managing Director
Andrew Laurino is a Senior Managing Director of Blue Owl and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. Andrew also serves as a member of the Dyal Capital Partners Investment Team. Andrew brings deep experience, having served as a strategic advisor for many alternative asset managers. Prior to joining the firm, Andrew was with Tiger Bay Advisors, a boutique strategic advisory and consulting firm focused on alternative asset managers. Prior to that, Andrew was a Director in Credit Suisse’s Hedge Fund Strategic Services for four years and also spent five years at Lehman Brothers, most recently in the Hedge Fund Coverage Group, where he worked on numerous strategic advisory mandates in the hedge fund and private equity industries. He earned a BS in Foreign Service with a concentration in International Economics at Georgetown University.
Senior Managing Director
Craig Packer is a Co-Founder and a Senior Managing Director of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Craig is also a Co-Founder of Owl Rock Capital Partners, serves as Co-Chief Investment Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers and President and Chief Executive Officer of each of the Owl Rock BDCs and is a member of the Owl Rock Investment Committees. In addition, Craig has served on the boards of ORCC and ORCC II since 2016, on the board of ORTF since 2018 and on the boards of ORCC III and ORCIC since 2020.
Prior to co-founding Owl Rock, Craig was Co-Head of Leveraged Finance in the Americas at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he served on the Firmwide Capital Committee, Investment Banking Division (IBD) Operating Committee, IBD Client and Business Standards Committee and the IBD Risk Committee. He joined Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a Managing Director and Head of High Yield Capital Markets in 2006 and was named partner in 2008. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Craig was the Global Head of High Yield Capital Markets at Credit Suisse First Boston, and before that he worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette.
Craig serves as Treasurer and member of the Board of Trustees of Greenwich Academy, and Co-Chair of the Honorary Board of Kids in Crisis, a nonprofit organization that serves children in Connecticut, and on the Advisory Board for the McIntire School of Commerce, University of Virginia. Craig earned a BS from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Neena Reddy is the General Counsel and Secretary of Blue Owl. Neena also serves as the General Counsel of Owl Rock Capital Group and General Counsel and Chief Legal Officer of the Owl Rock Advisers. Neena also serves as Vice President and Secretary of each of the Owl Rock BDCs. Prior to joining Owl Rock from June 2010 to April 2019, Neena was associate general counsel at Goldman, Sachs & Co LLC, dedicated to Goldman Sachs Asset Management L.P., where she was responsible for GSAM managed direct alternative products, including private credit. Prior to GSAM, she practiced as a corporate attorney at Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP and at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Prior to becoming an attorney, Neena was a financial analyst in the private wealth division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. Neena received a BA in English, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University and a JD from New York University School of Law.
Senior Managing Director
Sean Ward is a Senior Managing Director of Blue Owl, a member of the firm’s Executive Committee and a member of the firm’s board of directors. Sean also serves as a member of the Dyal Capital Partners Investment Team. Previously a Vice President at Lehman Brothers, Sean held several roles at Neuberger Berman after it became an independent firm, including Senior Counsel for NB Alternatives. Prior to joining the firm, he was an associate at Covington & Burling LLP, where his practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, public and private securities offerings and credit transactions. Prior to that, Sean worked at Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP in New York and London.
Sean received his JD, magna cum laude, from the Duke University School of Law and holds a BA, magna cum laude, in Diplomatic History and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Sean currently serves on the Leadership Council of Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, a nonprofit focused on human rights issues and a “social good” approach to business and investment.