David F. Swensen

David F. Swensen (born 1954) is an American investor, endowment fund manager, and philanthropist. He has been the chief investment officer at Yale University since 1985. Swensen is responsible for managing and investing Yale's endowment assets and investment funds, which total $25.4 billion as of September 2016. He invented The Yale Model with Dean Takahashi, an application of the modern portfolio theory commonly known in the investing world as the "Endowment Model." His investing philosophy has been dubbed the "Swensen Approach" and is unique in that it stresses allocation of capital in Treasury inflation protection securities, government bonds, real estate funds, ... more on Wikipedia

David F. Swensen is also found on...

Famous University Of Wisconsin-River Falls Alumni