Mike Levitt

Mike Levitt, Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and CEO

Mike Levitt is the co-founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Core Scientific, Inc. From 2016 – 2021, Mike was the CEO of Kayne Anderson Capital. He served as a vice chairman and partner of Apollo Global Management, LP (Apollo) from 2012 – 2016. Mike was the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Stone Tower Capital LLC, an investment firm that he sold to Apollo in 2012. Before founding Stone Tower, Mike was a partner with the private equity firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Incorporated. Mike has been an active investor in the Technology, Media, and Telecom (TMT) industries for almost three decades. Earlier in his career, Mike was an investment banker with Smith Barney Inc. and Morgan Stanley & Co.

Mike has a B.B.A. and J. D. from the University of Michigan, and serves on the University’s Investment Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Visiting Committee of the Ross School of Business and Trustee of the Law School’s Cook Trust. Over the years, Mike has worked with numerous philanthropic organizations, including the Make-A-Wish Foundations of America and New York, and the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund.