Bobby Patnaik serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Lafayette square leading all technology initiatives within the firm. Bobby has 20+ years of industry experience with 14 years in financial services industry. Prior to joining Lafayette, Bobby worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) as the global head of Institutional/Fund reporting and reference data technology. Before that he spent several years developing and leading middle and back office technologies for GSAM. Bobby began his career working for several technology and telecommunication companies like AT&T and Verizon before joining Goldman Sachs in 2006. At Goldman, Bobby was part of the recruiting team focusing on hiring from Historically Black Colleges and Universities. He also spent time mentoring women in engineering at Goldman Sachs. Outside of work Bobby loves to run, hike and watching Cricket.
Originally from a small town Keonjhar in the state of Orissa in India, he holds a Bachelors in Commerce/Accounting from Utkal University, India and Master of Science in Computer Science from University of North Dakota.