Kenneth Rathgeber is executive vice president and head of Risk Oversight for Fidelity Investments, the largest mutual fund company in the United States. He also serves as chief compliance officer for the Fidelity Funds. Prior to joining Fidelity in 1995, he worked for Goldman Sachs for over 17 years, finishing as a chief operations officer for Asia, and responsible for the operations, technology and finance functions. During his tenure at the company, Mr. Rathgeber had a variety of assignments, including global co-controller and vice president of proprietary accounting/risk analysis. He has also worked as a finance manager for Dillon Read & Company, a senior examiner for the New York Stock Exchange and an auditor for Price Waterhouse & Company.
Mr. Rathgeber received a BS in business administration from Manhattan College and an MBA from Long Island University, where he graduated cum laude. He is a certified public accountant in the state of New York. Mr. Rathgeber is second-generation Irish American. He is married with two children.