Global Conference 2010

Speaker's Biography

Matthew Crakes

Managing Partner, Greenheart Capital Partners


Matthew Crakes is Managing Partner and Portfolio Manager of Greenheart Capital Partners. Prior to founding Greenheart Capital Partners, Crakes was a managing director at Shumway Capital Partners (SCP) from 2005 to 2009. During his tenure at SCP, he was head of the Global TMT and EM/Asia teams, responsible for covering significant emerging markets exposure in SCP′s portfolios. He previously served as a managing director in high-yield cable/telecom research at Merrill Lynch from 1999 to 2004. He also worked at Wasserstein Perella as a research associate, covering the wireless industry. He served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army, working in military intelligence from 1993 to 1995, and in the Airborne Infantry from 1984 to 1986. Crakes received a B.S. in finance and economics from Indiana University and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. He attended graduate school at Fudan University in Shanghai.


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