Julia Kahr is Senior Managing Director in the Corporate Private Equity group. Since joining Blackstone in 2004, Ms. Kahr has been involved in analyzing numerous investments in the healthcare and general industrial sectors. She sits on the Boards of Gates Industrial Corporation and DJO Global, as well as the Boards of Sheltering Arms, BRIC and the New York Public Radio.
Before joining Blackstone, Ms. Kahr was a Project Leader at the Boston Consulting Group, where she worked with companies in a variety of industries, including financial services, pharmaceuticals, media and entertainment, and consumer goods.
Ms. Kahr received a BA in Classical Civilization from Yale University where she graduated summa cum laude. She received an MBA from the Harvard Business School. Ms. Kahr is also the sole author of Working Knowledge, a book published by Simon & Schuster in 1998.