Andrew serves as Stock Committee Chairman and is a member of the Portfolio Management Team. Prior to joining Maverick in 2003, he managed the Viking Technology Portfolio at Viking Global Investors, L.L.C.. Before Viking, Andrew was an Analyst covering technology for Tiger Management L.L.C.. Andrew received his B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame where he graduated summa cum laude. While at Notre Dame, Andrew was Tennis Team Captain, an ITA Scholar All-American and received the Knute Rockne Award. Additionally, he played professional tennis for two summers.
In his position as Maverick Capital’s Chief Strategist, Riad sits on the Portfolio Management Committee and Stock Committee of the firm. He first joined Maverick in 2003 and was a member of the Consumer team before becoming Chief Strategist. Prior to that, he was an Analyst in the Principal Investment Group at The Blackstone Group. Riad rejoined Maverick in 2009 after serving as Managing Partner of BlackSwan Partners for almost three years. Riad serves on the boards of private companies in the eCommerce field. Riad received both his A.B. (cum laude) and his M.B.A. from Harvard University.
Michael leads Maverick’s efforts in industrial investments. He rejoined Maverick in 2009 after serving as the Portfolio Manager of Sequoia Capital Global Equities in 2008. Michael originally joined Maverick in 2004 after serving as a Senior Vice President at Andor Capital Management where he oversaw their software, internet and IT services investment efforts. Before joining Andor, Michael was a Senior Research Analyst at Robertson Stephens covering infrastructure software. He received a J.D. (cum laude) from Harvard Law School, and he received his B.A. (summa cum laude) from Middlebury College.
Christopher leads Maverick’s effort in healthcare investments. He joined Maverick in 2003 after serving as a Senior Analyst in the food sector for J.P. Morgan Chase & Company. While at J.P. Morgan, he was voted a 2003 Next Generation Analyst by Institutional Investor. Previously, he was an Associate at Lehman Brothers, and served as an Analyst at both ShareMax and J.P. Morgan & Co. Christopher received his B.S. from Boston College.
Steven was the Sector Head of Maverick’s public equity efforts in healthcare from 1997 to 2008. Currently he serves on the Private Investment Committee. Steven has served on the boards of several private portfolio companies. Prior to Maverick, he was a founding partner of Longwood Partners, a hedge fund based in Philadelphia. Prior to Longwood, Steven was an Officer in Corporate Development at Airgas where his principal responsibility was the analysis of public and private investment opportunities for the company, both in its core industrial gas business and in a variety of unrelated businesses for diversification purposes. He earned a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. from the University of North Carolina.
David leads Maverick’s efforts in Media & Telecom investments. Prior to joining Maverick in 2011, David was an Analyst at The Blackstone Group. He graduated (cum laude) with a B.A. in economics from Yale University.
Andrew leads Maverick’s efforts in Technology investments. Prior to joining Maverick in 2004, Andrew was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division, Financial Institutions Group at Goldman Sachs and Co. Andrew received his B.A. from Yale University where he was a member of the Heavyweight Crew Team.