Co-founder, Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment
Josh Harris is the Co-Founder of Apollo Global Management, Inc., Over the past 30 years, as an entrepreneur and pioneer in the alternatives industry, Harris, along with his two partners, have grown Apollo to become the second-largest alternatives firm in the world, managing ~$330bn of client’s assets with a greater than $20bn equity market capitalization. Since its founding in 1990, Apollo has grown its integrated platform, helping university endowments, pension funds, charitable foundations, among others, to build better financial futures.
Josh is also the Founder of HBSE, a sports, entertainment and media company. In connection with the HBSE portfolio, he is the Managing Partner of the Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils. The HBSE portfolio also includes leading venue, Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., the GRAMMY Museum Experience at Prudential Center, the Delaware Blue Coats (G-League), the Binghamton Devils (AHL), the Sixers Innovation Lab, HBSEv, a venture fund investing in early stage companies in and around sports technology, renowned esports franchise Dignitas, NBA 2K League Team and the 76ers Gaming Club. Additionally, Josh is a General Partner of the Crystal Palace Football Club in the Premier League.
Josh serves on the Boards of Mount Sinai Medical Center, Harvard Business School, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the NBA and the NHL. In addition, he is Founder and Chairman of the Harris Family Charitable Foundation, which strives to improve lives and strengthen communities through the transformative power of sport, precision wellness, preventative medicine and leadership development. In line with this commitment, Josh and his wife, Marjorie, have been instrumental in community development through strong partnerships with the Police Athletic League, After-School All-Stars, DREAM and many others.
Josh earned an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he was named a Baker Loeb Scholar, and a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, where he graduated summa cum laude. He and his wife reside in New York City with their five children.