Speaker Bios

Andrew Axelrod

Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager of Axar

Andrew Axelrod is the Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager of Axar and is ultimately responsible for all investment, risk and business management functions. Before founding Axar, Mr. Axelrod was a Partner and Co-Head of North American Investments for Mount Kellett Capital Management, a private investment organization with over $7 billion of assets under management. Andrew joined Mount Kellett at firm inception and worked there for over 6 years. Prior to joining Mount Kellett, Andrew worked at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.  Andrew graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. in Economics from Duke University.