Dmitry Balyasny is the Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer of Balyasny Asset Management. In this role, he is actively involved in daily firm investing. He also chairs the Executive Committee of BAM. He began his trading career in 1994 at Schonfeld Securities and has been an active investor in hedge funds since 1999. Balyasny is a notable philanthropist as well. He actively makes charitable contributions for various advocacies that include policy, education, and youth and religious causes.