Global CCO and Counsel
- Short Bio:Bruce Karpati (New York) joined KKR in 2014 as Global Chief Compliance Officer and Director. Prior to joining KKR, Bruce was the Chief Compliance Officer of Prudential Investments, the mutual fund and distribution business of Prudential Financial. Prior to his role at Prudential, Bruce was the National Chief of the SEC’s Asset Management Unit which investigates investment advisors, investment companies, mutual funds, private funds, and other vehicles managed by investment advisors. Bruce joined the SEC as a staff attorney in 2000, and was promoted to Branch Chief in 2002 and Assistant Regional Director in 2005. In 2007, he founded the SEC’s Hedge Fund Working Group, a cross-office initiative to combat securities fraud in the hedge fund industry. He earned his JD from the University at Buffalo Law School, and his Bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Tufts University.