Philanthropist David Simon, CEO/CIO of Twin Capital
The founder, CEO, and CIO of Twin Capital Management, LLC, David Simon is an accomplished hedge fund manager based in New York. He is one of the industry’s longest-running investment managers, with more than three decades of experience in alternative investment research and portfolio management. David Simon founded Twin Capital in 1988 after heading up risk arbitrage research at Mercury Securities and directing research arbitrage research at Spear, Leeds & Kellogg.
Leveraging his substantial investment experience, Mr. Simon has built his firm’s reputation as a leader in event-driven strategies, garnering multiple HFM Weekly Awards. He regularly shares his insights with the business community as an expert source for publications and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and CNBC.
Before joining the financial sector, Mr. Simon worked as a lawyer in New York. He received his JD from the University of Miami School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude and served on the Law Review. Prior to receiving his law degree, he graduated magna cum laude with a BS in accounting and finance from Muhlenberg College.
In addition to his professional work, Mr. Simon spearheads a number of philanthropic efforts. He is a longtime supporter of H.E.L.P. USA, Solving Kids Cancer and the Starlight Children’s Foundation.