James Dimon became chairman of the board on December 31, 2006, and has been chief executive officer and president since December 31, 2005. He was president and chief operating officer following JPMorgan Chase's merger with Bank One in July 2004. At Bank One he was chairman and chief executive officer from March 2000 to July 2004. Before joining Bank One, Dimon held a wide range of executive roles at Citigroup, the Travelers Group, Commercial Credit and American Express.
Dimon is on the board of directors of Harvard Business School and Catalyst; chairman of the Business Roundtable and a member of The Business Council. He is also on the board of trustees of New York University School of Medicine. Dimon does not serve on the board of any publicly traded company other than JPMorgan Chase.
Dimon graduated from Tufts University and received an MBA from Harvard Business School.