Mike Levitt is the co-chairman, co-founder and chief executive officer of Core Scientific, Inc. Mike is also the chairman and co-founder of Irradiant Partners, LP. From 2016 to 2021, Mike was the CEO of Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors, L.P.. Before joining Kayne, Mike served as a vice chairman with Apollo Global Management, LLC where he was a partner in the private equity and credit businesses. In 2001, Mike founded Stone Tower Capital LLC. He served as chairman, CEO and CIO and grew Stone Tower to $17 billion in credit-focused alternative investments. Stone Tower was acquired by Apollo in 2012. Previously, he worked as a partner at the private equity firm Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst Incorporated, where he invested in media and consumer businesses. Earlier in his career, Mike served as the co-head of investment banking at Smith Barney Inc. He began his investment banking career at Morgan Stanley & Co., Inc., where he oversaw corporate finance and advisory businesses related to private equity firms and non-investment grade companies. Mike has a B.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Michigan, and serves on the University’s Investment Advisory Board. He is also a member of the Visiting Committee of the Ross School of Business and the Trustee of the Law School’s Cook Trust.