Woody Young

Partner and Chairman of Mergers & Acquisitions, Advisory
New York

Woody Young is a Partner in Perella Weinberg Partners’ Advisory Business. He focuses on advising clients in the Telecommunications, Media, and Technology sector.

Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners, Mr. Young was Co-Head of the Global Telecommunications, Media, and Technology Group and a Managing Director at Lazard.  Mr. Young previously served as Global Head of Technology, Media and Telecommunications Investment Banking at Merrill Lynch and from 1993 to 2007 was a Managing Director and Head of the Global Communications Group at Lehman Brothers. At Lehman Brothers, he also served as the Chairman of the Senior Client Council and as a member of both the Investment Banking Executive Committee and the Firm’s Strategy Committee.  Mr. Young was selected as a White House Fellow and while taking a leave of absence from Wall Street, served as special assistant to the Deputy Secretary of the Treasury from 1991 to 1992, where he focused on international issues. He was a member of the M&A Department at The First Boston Corporation from 1987 to 1993.

Mr. Young received a B.A. in International Relations and Political Science from Brown University, a Masters of Philosophy in International Relations from Cambridge University and a Master’s in Public and Private Management from Yale University.  He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.