Yoav Sharon is an assistant portfolio manager for the Driehaus Event Driven strategy. He is responsible for idea generation, portfolio construction, security selection and investment research. Additionally, he is a senior options analyst on the research and risk management team. He also supports the investment teams by monitoring the options market and sharing information relevant to each strategy’s respective portfolio manager. Mr. Sharon joined Driehaus Capital Management in 2012.
Prior to joining Driehaus, Mr. Sharon worked at Peak6 Investments, LLC as a senior analyst and trader from 2010 to 2012. From 2005 to 2008, he served as a managing member of a firm he helped found, Raya Trading LLC. From 2002 to 2004, he held positions of increasing responsibility at STR Trading Partners LLC, leaving that firm with a title of senior trader.
Mr. Sharon earned his B.A. from Northwestern in 2003 and MBA in finance, international business, and management and strategy from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, which he earned in 2010.