Global Conference 2017

Speaker's Biography

Joshua Friedman

Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Co-CEO, Canyon Partners, LLC

Joshua Friedman is co-founder, co-chairman and co-CEO of Canyon Partners, LLC, a leading global alternative asset management firm. Founded in 1990, Canyon Partners specializes in value-oriented and event-driven investments. Friedman is a member of the board of Harvard Management Co. He also is a member of Harvard's Committee on University Resources, the Harvard Law School Leadership Council, the Harvard Business School Board of Dean's Advisors, and the Harvard University Task Force on Science and Engineering. Friedman is a trustee for the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the UCLA Hospital Department of Neurosurgery and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). He serves on the investment committee for the Broad Foundation and chairs the Caltech and LACMA investment committees. In 2014, Friedman received Institutional Investor's Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a graduate of Harvard College, Oxford University (where he was a Marshall Scholar), Harvard Law School and Harvard Business School.


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