Speakers

Eddie Fishman

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, The D. E. Shaw Group

Eddie Fishman is a managing director of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P., the Chief Operating Officer for the D. E. Shaw group, and a member of the Executive Committee of D. E. Shaw & Co., L.P. and D. E. Shaw & Co., L.L.C., in which capacity he jointly supervises the D. E. Shaw group's worldwide asset management businesses. Mr. Fishman is also a member of the Executive Committee of D. E. Shaw Investment Management, L.L.C. ("DESIM"), which manages a suite of systematic, benchmark-relative equity strategies and Orienteer, DESIM's global asset class investment platform.

He has oversight responsibility for several infrastructural and capital-raising functions, including the D. E. Shaw group's human capital, investor relations, legal and compliance, and India-based financial research and information technology activities. Prior to his appointment as Chief Operating Officer in 2010, Mr. Fishman was a senior member of the group's Investor Relations department.

Before that, he had management responsibility for a multi-manager portfolio the D. E. Shaw group once advised and shared responsibility for the operations of D. E. Shaw Research, LLC, which focuses on the early-stage development of technology-oriented ventures. Prior to joining the D. E. Shaw group in 1995, Mr. Fishman served as an equity research analyst at the Spanish investment firm A.B. Asesores, now a unit of Morgan Stanley & Co. Inc. He graduated with honors from Princeton University with a degree in comparative literature.

Mr. Fishman holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. He serves on the board of directors of StreetSquash, an urban youth enrichment program based in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City.

Eddie will speak at the keynote session on Wednesday, March 27th.