Gilad Shany

Gilad Shany | General Partner

Gilad brings a decade of long-term principal investing experience in disruptive growth Public and Private technology companies. During his tenure at Baron Capital ($22bn AUM Investment Manager based in NYC) Gilad’s investments areas included Information Technology Infrastructure, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Automobile and Transportation Technologies, Data Centers, Renewable Energy and Cyber Security.

Since 2010, Gilad sourced and led investments in 40+ companies that totaled over $1.5bn. Examples include Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA), Mobileye NV (NYSE: MBLY, acquired by Intel), Equinix Inc. (NASDAQ: EQIX), Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM), Varonis Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNS) and more.

Gilad also served as a recruiter for Baron at Wharton Business School and as a mentor for recruited research analysts.

Prior to Baron Gilad worked as a summer analyst at Fidelity Investments and ION Asset Management. Prior to that Gilad spent 14 years with the Israeli Air Force as an F-16 pilot (Major) and a commander.

Gilad graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University with a B.S. in Physics, Astronomy and Philosophy in 2007 and with Honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A. in 2010.

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