David Shaw is the Founder of D.E. Shaw, a global investment manager based in New York City. He set up an executive committee in 2002 to oversee the company and has since stepped away from its daily operations. While Shaw remains involved in higher-level strategic decisions affecting the investment management businesses of the D.E. Shaw, he dedicates the great majority of his time to his role as Chief Scientist of D. E. Shaw Research. In this new endeavor, Shaw leads an interdisciplinary research group in the field of computational biochemistry and personally engages in hands-on scientific research in that field.
1988 - 2001
1980 - 1986