Global Conference 2016

Speaker's Biography

Steven Cohen

Chairman and CEO, Point72 Asset Management; Co-Chair and Co-Founder, Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation

Steven Cohen is chairman and CEO of Point72 Asset Management, a 1,000-person family office that manages his assets and those of eligible employees. He is co-chair and co-founder of the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation, which focuses on children's health, education, veterans and the arts. A longtime advocate for veterans, Cohen co-founded Cohen Veterans Network and Cohen Veterans Bioscience in 2015 to improve the mental health care, treatment, and quality of life for veterans and their families. An avid philanthropist and entrepreneur, Cohen sits on the boards of the Cohen Veterans Network and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, and the Emeritus Board of the Robin Hood Foundation. Cohen began his investing career at Gruntal & Co., where he managed proprietary capital for 14 years before starting his own investment business. He received a B.S. in economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.


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