Our guest speaker will be Sander Gerber, Managing Partner, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer of Hudson Bay Capital, a multi-billion dollar asset management firm. Over the past 25 years, Sander has built two management firms and has lent his expertise to the Council on Foreign Relations and The Economic Club of New York. He is a fellow at the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and a Bush appointee to the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars as well as the United States representative at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).
Sander Gerber is a Managing Partner and Hudson Bay's Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer. He also functions as a Portfolio Manager who opportunistically invests in special situations in addition to monitoring and hedging tail risks. Mr. Gerber has more than 25 years of investing experience in multiple securities classes and derivatives across a broad range of strategies.
In 1991, he became a member of the American Stock Exchange, acting as an options market maker. In 1997, he founded Gerber Asset Management LLC (“GAM”) to develop and engage in proprietary investment strategies, many of which are utilized by Hudson Bay today. In 2005, assisted by key employees of GAM, Mr. Gerber founded Hudson Bay, which absorbed GAM’s business and 15 employees.
Prior to becoming a member of the American Stock Exchange, Mr. Gerber was an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company, a leading strategic management consulting firm, where he assisted the senior management of multinational corporations to identify and implement corporate growth opportunities. Mr. Gerber graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, with a BSE in Finance from Wharton and a BA in Humanistic Philosophy from the College of Arts and Sciences.
Mr. Gerber is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and The Economic Club of New York as well as a fellow of the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs. Mr. Gerber was formerly both the Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees and Chairman of the endowment investment committee of the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars, a public policy research center within the Smithsonian Institution.