Yoav Sharon is a portfolio manager for the Driehaus Event Driven strategy. He is responsible for idea generation, portfolio construction, security selection and investment research.
Mr. Sharon has 16 years of industry experience, with 13 years as a buy side investor and has been a senior member of the Driehaus Alternative Investment team for 8 years. He joined Driehaus Capital Management in 2012. Before joining Driehaus, Mr. Sharon worked at Peak6 Investments, LLC as a senior analyst and trader. Prior to that, he served as a managing member of a firm he helped found, Raya Trading LLC. Earlier in his career, he was a senior trader at STR Trading Partners LLC. Mr. Sharon has presented at the Chicago Board Options Exchange risk management conference as well as participating as a panelist at the Citi derivatives conference.
Mr. Sharon earned his B.A. from Northwestern in 2003 and M.B.A. in finance, international business, and management and strategy from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.