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David Kabiller

David Kabiller

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David
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7/2/1963 - present
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David Kabiller is Co-Founder and the Head of Business Development at AQR Capital Management. In this role, he initiates AQR’s global expansion into Europe and Asia and spearheads its introduction of mutual funds. Kabiller is also committed to investor education and fostering young research talent. Kabiller has written papers on topics including derivatives, securities lending, enhanced indexation, hedge funds, and insurance-linked securities.

  • Kabiller was instrumental in creating the “AQR University” symposia series for financial advisors and the Master Class program for institutional investors. 
  • He helped create the AQR Insight Award for outstanding innovation in applied academic research.
  • He was a founding member of the LBS AQR Asset Management Institute.
  • He is the co-author of “Buffett’s Alpha” which received the 2018 Graham and Dodd Award from the Financial Analysts Journal for the year’s best paper. 
  • He is also a member of the Advisory Council of the AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School.
  • He has served on the Board of Trustees for the Terra Foundation for American Art.
  • He is a member of Northwestern University’s Board of Trustees and chairman of the Executive Council of the university’s International Institute for Nanotechnology (IIN). 
  • At Northwestern, Kabiller founded the Kabiller Prize and the Kabiller Young Investigator Award for researchers in nanoscience and nanomedicine.
  • He established NU for Life, a program dedicated to the professional development of Northwestern student-athletes.
  • He is a CFA charterholder.