Mr. Libshutz is Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of the Private Investments Group at Cowen. Mr. Libshutz joined Ramius LLC in September 2005.
Previously, Mr. Libshutz was a Managing Director and Co-Founder of LLJ Capital, a specialty finance firm focused on providing capital solutions to media and communications companies. He was also a co-Founder of Saturn Venture Partners, a venture capital fund formed in partnership with Telecom Italia and Ramius that focused on investing in communications infrastructure and software companies. Prior to Saturn, Mr. Libshutz was a Vice President at Sandler Capital Management and an investment banker with Lazard Fréres and Salomon Brothers.
Mr. Libshutz received a B.S. in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering with honors from Cornell University in 1995, and an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1999.
Mr. Libshutz currently serves on the Board of Directors of several private companies and also serves on the Board of Trustees for the New York Hall of Science.