Gen. David Petraeus (Ret.)

Academic Board Member

Chairman, KKR Global Institute

Gen. Petraeus is a Member of KKR and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute. Prior to joining KKR, Petraeus served over 37 years in the U.S. military, including command of coalition forces in Iraq, command of U.S. Central Command, and command of coalition forces in Afghanistan. Following his service in the military, Petraeus served as the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. He is currently a Visiting Professor of Public Policy at CUNY's Macaulay Honors College, Judge Widney Professor at the University of Southern California and a non-resident Senior Fellow at Harvard University. Petraeus graduated with distinction from the U.S. Military Academy and earned M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees in international relations from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.