Dan Loeb

Dan Loeb

Formal First Name
Daniel (Dan)
12/18/1961 - present

Dan Loeb is the Chief Executive Officer of Third Point, a New York-based asset manager he founded in 1995. He has over 30 years of experience in the financial markets, with particular emphasis on special situation equities, distressed debt, and risk arbitrage. Loeb is known for launching activist campaigns against corporate boards, shaking up companies in various industries and countries. His philanthropic activities are driven by principles of individual human rights, including fighting against inequality and discrimination and for policies that lead to greater economic opportunity for all.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Loeb established the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s disease at Mount Sinai Health System in memory of his late father.
  • He received the John Jay Award at Columbia University for distinguished professional achievement. 
  • He was awarded the Alexander Hamilton Award for his philanthropic service by the Manhattan Institute in October 2020.
  • He is a strong supporter of Jewish and Israeli causes. 
  • He is also an advocate for reforming America’s schools to ensure all children have access to high-quality education, fixing the country’s broken criminal justice system, and advancing freedom for LGBT individuals.