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David Shaw


Dr. David Shaw is the Founder of The D. E. Shaw Group. He is also an Angel Investor. While Shaw remains involved in certain higher-level strategic decisions affecting the investment management businesses of the D. E. Shaw group, he is no longer actively involved in their day-to-day operations. Dr. Shaw received his Ph.D. from Stanford University in 1980 and served on the faculty of the Computer Science Department at Columbia University until 1986, when he left to pursue the emerging field of computational finance. He initiated his work on computational biochemistry in 2001, began building the scientific team at D. E. Shaw Research in 2002, and resumed his affiliation with Columbia in 2005.

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • New York, NY
  • United States

David Shaw Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Kira Talent 11-Mar-2015 Seed Round 00.00 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
0000000 13-Nov-2014 0000 00000 00.00 Application Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
0000 000000 29-Nov-2012 0000 00000 000 Social/Platform Software Generating Revenue 00000 0000 00.0
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David Shaw Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office Contact
David Shaw Ph.D Angel Investor 0 New York, NY