Shafaqna Pakistan:Who is Omer Ismail? The only Pakistani who made it to the ‘Fortune’s Most Influential Under 40 List’.
Omer Ismail, a Pakistani finance professional, has been named in Fortune’s Most Influential Under 40 List for 2019.
The 39-year-old is the only Pakistani to make on the list and was selected for making waves in the finance industry, a private media outlet reported.
He is currently serving as a partner at Goldman Sachs, one of the leading investment banks in the world, where he oversees entire US consumer business.
As an undergraduate at Dartmouth College, he did not take a finance course. He rather focused on editing the Ivy League institution’s student newspaper, The Dartmouth.
He, however, was hired at Wall Street’s most prestigious investment bank.
Ismail, who grew up in Karachi, Pakistan earned his MBA at Harvard Business School aside after which he worked his way up to managing director on Goldman Sachs’ private equity investment team.