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Morty Schaja

Member, Board of Directors


From 1977 to 1985, Morty was Vice President for Consulting with Data Resources, Inc., a leading economic consulting and forecasting firm. From 1986 through 1987 he was a Senior Analyst with Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette’s Stock Index Department. From 1987 until 1990, Morty was Executive Vice President of First Security, a registered investment advisor and hedge fund.

From February 1991 through March 2006, Morty had various responsibilities with Baron Capital Inc., leading to his position as President and Chief Operating Officer, where he managed the growth of the firm from $40 million in assets under management to over $15 billion.

As CEO and a founding partner of RiverPark Capital, Morty has responsibility for all of the firm’s business activities as well as overseeing the firm’s risk management, compliance and trading infrastructure and participating in the portfolio management process.


Tel-Aviv University
B.S. (Physics)

Columbia University
M.B.A.  (Finance and Accounting)