John Vitalo was CEO of Atlas Mara from July 2014 through February 2017. Previously, he was at Barclays PLC where he was CEO, MENA, since May 2009. His previous roles at Barclays included CEO of Absa Capital, COO of Global Markets, and COO of Emerging Markets. Vitalo joined Barclays in 2002 from CSFB and prior to CSFB, he worked at Gleacher & Co. and Morgan Stanley & Co.
Vitalo graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown University with a BSBA in finance and international management. He also served in the United States Marine Corps.