R. Martin Chavez

R. Martin Chavez

Formal First Name
Ramon (R. Martin)
1964 - present

R. Martin Chavez is Partner and Vice Chairman at Sixth Street. With over 35 years of industry experience, he is a highly regarded investor in his own right, leveraging his background in data, math, software, and machine learning to push the industry forward. A computer scientist by training, he has successfully advocated for the elevation of engineers. Beyond finance, Chavez focuses on converging the life sciences and software and is passionate about new applications of artificial intelligence and technology.

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Academic History


  • Chavez is well-known for his work on SecDB, an early platform that transformed the trading business into a software business  
  • An openly gay executive, New York Times described him as “a departure in sensibility from the buttoned-down partners of Goldman lore.” 
  • He was among the most senior Latinos on Wall Street.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.