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Doug Ostrover
Co-Chief Executive Officer

Doug Ostrover is Co-Chief Executive Officer of Blue Owl Capital Inc. and the chairman of the firm’s board of directors. Doug is also the Chief Executive Officer and serves as a Co-Chief Investment Officer for each of the Blue Owl Credit Advisers. Previously, Doug co-founded Owl Rock Capital Partners, the predecessor firm to Blue Owl’s Credit platform

Prior to co-founding Owl Rock, Doug was a founder of GSO Capital Partners (GSO), Blackstone’s alternative credit platform, and was a Senior Managing Director at Blackstone 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, he was Global Co-Head of CSFB’s Leveraged Finance Group, during which 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. 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 was a member of DLJ’s high yield team since he joined the firm in 1992.

Doug is actively involved in a variety of non-profit organizations including serving on the boards of directors of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, the Mt. Sinai Health System, and the Leadership Council for Memorial Sloan Kettering. He also serves on the investment committee of the Brunswick School. 

Doug received an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business and a BA in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

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