Joshua "Josh" Harris is an American private equity investor who co-founded Apollo Global Management, one of the world's largest alternative investment firms. Harris is also the principal owner of the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League and the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association.
He worked at Drexel Burnham Lambert before co-founding Apollo Global Management. He is currently one of three managing partners of Apollo, along with Black and Rowan. Harris is the managing partner of an investment group that won a bid for the purchase of the Philadelphia 76ers from Comcast Spectacor in 2011. On August 15, 2013, a group led by Harris purchased a majority stake in the New Jersey Devils of the NHL, which includes the rights to operate Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey.
Harris was born to a Jewish family in 1965. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and received his MBA from the Harvard Business School.
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