Daniel S. Loeb
Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer
Daniel Loeb is CEO of Third Point LLC, a New York-based asset management firm founded in 1995. Third Point invests globally in multiple asset classes and frequently engages with management and boards of directors to improve portfolio companies.
In addition to offering behind-the-scenes strategic, capital allocation, and value creation advice to innumerable companies, Daniel has served on five publicly traded company boards: Ligand Pharmaceuticals; POGO Producing Co.; Massey Energy; Yahoo!; and Sotheby’s.
Daniel’s philanthropic activities are driven by principles of free speech, individual freedom, shared prosperity, and human rights. He is an advocate for reforming America’s schools to ensure all children have access to high quality education, fixing the country’s broken criminal justice system, and advancing freedom for LGBT individuals. He is a strong supporter of Jewish and Israel causes and is engaged in fighting anti-Semitism in the U.S. and abroad. Mr. Loeb is a trustee of the Mount Sinai Health System, where he established the Ronald M. Loeb Center for Alzheimer’s disease in memory of his late father. He is a Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Daniel also serves as a director of The Margaret and Daniel Loeb Foundation, REFORM Alliance, REFORM Action Fund and Success Academy Charter Schools.
Daniel graduated from Columbia University with an A.B. in economics in 1983, endowed the Daniel S. Loeb Scholarship for undergraduate study there, and received the school’s John Jay Award for distinguished professional achievement.