David Kabiller, CFA

Co-Founder, AQR Capital Management

David Kabiller, CFA, is Co-Founder and Head Of Business Development at AQR, overseeing client relationships, business development and strategic initiatives.


He has helped foster AQR’s tradition of innovation by initiating the firm’s international expansion into Europe and Asia and spearheading its introduction of mutual funds.


David helped create the AQR Insight Award for outstanding innovation in applied academic research and was a founding member of the LBS-AQR Asset Management Institute. He has also co-authored numerous papers on a range of investment topics.


David is a member of Northwestern University’s board of trustees and chairman of the Executive Council of the university’s International Institute for Nanotechnology.


He is also a member of the Advisory Council of the AQRAMI at LBS and has served on the board of trustees for the Terra Foundation for American Art.


Prior to AQR, David was a Vice President at Goldman Sachs & Co, where he established and maintained relationships with many of the largest pension and endowment funds in North America.


David earned a BA in economics and an MBA from Northwestern, where he received an athletic scholarship to play tennis and was named to the Big Ten’s Academic All-Conference team.


At Northwestern, David founded the Kabiller Prize, which is the Kabiller Young Investigator Award for researchers in nanoscience and nanomedicine, and established NU for Life.


David was awarded an Honorary Fellowship from LBS in 2017.


View the award presentation and David's acceptance speech here.

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