David Einhorn

David Einhorn, President, Greenlight Capital
David Einhorn is president of Greenlight Capital, Inc., which he co-founded in January 1996.  Greenlight Capital is a value-oriented investment advisor whose goal is to achieve high absolute rates of return while minimizing the risk of capital loss. 

Greenlight’s investment philosophy is to combine the analytical discipline of determining fair value with a practical understanding of markets.  The firm believes that an investment approach that emphasizes intrinsic value will achieve consistent absolute investment returns and safeguard capital regardless of market conditions. 

Prior to founding Greenlight Capital, Inc., David worked at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette (DLJ) as an analyst in the Investment Banking Group.  At DLJ, he was involved in merchant banking, mergers and acquisitions and capital raising activities.  After DLJ, Mr. Einhorn joined Siegler, Collery & Co., a buyout and investment management firm, as an investment analyst. 

David is Chairman of the Board of Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLRE) and a Director of BioFuel Energy Corp. (NASDAQ:BIOF).  He is the author of Fooling Some of the People All of the Time: A Long Short Story, published in May 2008.   

David graduated summa cum laude with distinction in all subjects from Cornell University, where he earned a B.A. from the College of Arts and Sciences. 

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