Speaker Bios

Jeff Cohen

Co-Head of Global Leveraged Finance, Credit Suisse

Jeff Cohen is a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Global Markets division, based in New York. He is Co-Head of Global Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, is co-chair of the Global Credit Products Capital Commitment Committee, and is a member of the Americas Global Markets Operating Committee.

Previously, Jeff was the head of US Loan Capital Markets.

Jeff joined Credit Suisse in November 2000 in Los Angeles when the bank merged with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ). Prior to DLJ, he was with Bankers Trust (later Deutsche Bank) in Los Angeles, where he was a Vice President in the Leveraged Finance Group. Earlier in his career, Jeff was a Manager of Strategic Planning for the Walt Disney Company and a Group Manager of Corporate Development and Strategic Planning for PepsiCo.

Jeff holds an M.B.A. in Finance and B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago. From 2010 to 2014, he served on the Visiting Committee for the College at the University of Chicago.