Ken Langone is the founder and chief executive officer of Invemed Associates LLC, a New York Stock Exchange member firm specializing in healthcare and high technology companies. He also is a co-founder of The Home Depot and was lead director and a member of the executive committee of its board since it was founded in 1978 until 2008.
Mr. Langone serves on the Board of Overseers of the NYU Stern School of Business and on the Board of Trustees of New York University, and is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the NYU Langone Medical Center. In April 2008, the NYU Medical Center was renamed the NYU Langone Medical Center reflecting a major gift from Mr. and Mrs. Langone. Mr. Langone has been a member of the Bucknell University Board of Trustees, where he served as chairman of its nominating and endowment committees, and as a member of its executive committee.
Mr. Langone also serves on the boards of Unifi, Inc., Micell Technologies, Relationship Science and Juice Press. In addition, he serves on the boards of NYU Winthrop Hospital; The Center for Strategic and International Studies; The Ronald McDonald House of New York; the Horatio Alger Society Foundation; the Harlem Children’s Zone and its charter school, The Promise Academy; and St. Patrick’s Cathedral, where he led the fundraising effort for its recent restoration and renovation. He received his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University and an MBA from NYU Stern School of Business.