Goldman Sachs has promoted 80 employees globally as partners. There are eight Indians in total, with Sivasubramanian Balaji, the co-head of engineering in Bengaluru and the global co-head of data lake engineering, based in India in the Bengaluru office.
He is in charge of the data lake platform on a worldwide scale. Balaji spent 14 years building low latency trading platforms for international equities markets prior to taking on his current position. India is home to about 35% of Goldman Sachs' global engineering footprint.
Partner is the highest level attainable at Goldman Sachs and partners are made every two years. Partners represent approximately 1% of the 47,000 employees globally. Promotions are effective January next year. This year, over 29% of promotions are of women (27% in 2020), 24% of promotions are Asian (7% in 2020). The India office represents the second largest site for the firm outside of New York.