Atish Davda is the co-founder and CEO of EquityZen, a leading marketplace for private company stock. He has been responsible for running the firm, designing and managing the leadership team, and product development since its inception a decade ago.
Prior to EquityZen, Mr. Davda was Vice President Product at Ampush, a data-driven advertising technology company, where he launched the firm’s New York office. Mr. Davda began his career as a Research Analyst at AQR Capital Management, a pioneer in rigorous quantitative investing, where he worked on a small team responsible for portfolio management of their $4B Global Stock Selection strategy.
Mr. Davda graduated summa cum laude from University of Pennsylvania with B.S.E. in Computer Science & Engineering and a B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of Business, along with a minor in Mathematics. He also serves on the Advisory Board of PennPAC (Penn Pro-bono Alumni Consulting), a nonprofit that helps other nonprofits thrive.