Clay Gardner

Clay Gardner

Formal First Name
Clayton (Clay)

Clayton Gardner is Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Titan, an active investment management platform democratizing elite investment products and experiences for everyone. With Titan, Clay aims to build the BlackRock for a new generation. He has spent the majority of his career as an investor at multi-billion dollar hedge funds, applying the long-term, quality-oriented approach that Titan uses today. Prior to Titan, Clay was an investor at several hedge funds and investment firms including Farallon Capital Management, Goldman Sachs and Cerberus capital Management. Clay is also an angel investor in technology startups such as Mux, Stytch, Jerry, AtoB, Tilting Point, Embed and many others.

Professional Experience

Academic History


  • Prior to co-founding Titan, Clayton spent six years as an investor at multi-billion dollar hedge funds and private equity firms.

  • At Farallon Capital Management, he focused on fundamental long/short equity hedge funds.

  • As an Analyst for Cerberus Capital Management, he focused on private equity and credit investing.



  • Clay has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.



  • Economics, Jerome Fisher Program in Management & Technology, Wharton School

  • Computer Science, School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania