Art Samberg

Mr. Samberg was the CEO, president and chairman of Pequot Capital Management, a hedge fund which at one point was the largest in the world at over $15 billion. Prior to forming Pequot, Mr. Samberg was the first professional hire at the start-up company Weiss, Peck & Greer.  He later assumed Partner role, and served on the Management Committee during his last five years with the firm.  During his 15-year tenure at Weiss, Peck & Greer, the investment management company grew to $8 billion.  Later as founder and President of Dawson-Samberg Capital management, Inc., Mr. Samberg established the first Pequot hedge fund.  In 1999, he spun out his funds into the newly formed Pequot Capital Management Inc.  Mr. Samberg now manages his family office through Hawkes Financial, LLC., and provides primary capital for Confluent Development.