Daniel Och

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ajax I

Daniel Och

Daniel Och

Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ajax I

Overview
Career Highlights

Ajax I
Sculptor Capital II LP
Willoughby Capital Holdings

RelSci Relationships

4651

Number of Boards

30

Birthday

1961

Age

60

Number of Awards

21

Estimated Net Worth

$3.2B

Interests

Artwork Collecting, History, Skiing, Philanthropy

Relationships
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Chief Financial Officer & Director at Ajax I

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Limited Partner at Lead Edge Capital Management LLC

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Co-Founder at Birthright Israel Foundation

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Executive Managing Director at Och-Ziff Operating Group

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Chief Executive Officer at Sculptor Capital LP

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings, Inc.

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President & Chief Executive Officer at United States Ski Association

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Administrator at Melia Inversiones Americanas

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Chief Compliance Officer & Executive Managing Director at Sculptor Capital LP

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President & Chief Executive Officer at New York Presbyterian Hospital

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Chief Executive Officer & Director at Ajax I
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Member, Leadership Council at Facing History & Ourselves, Inc.

For more than 30 years, Facing History and itself has believed that education is the key to combating bigotry and nurturing democracy.The firm works with educators throughout their careers to improve their effectiveness in the classroom, as well as their students' academic performance and civic learning. Through a rigorous investigation of the events that led to the Holocaust, as well as other recent examples of genocide and mass violence, students in a Facing History class learn to combat prejudice with compassion, indifference with participation, and myth and misinformation with knowledge.Facing History's impact in supporting teachers' effectiveness and promoting students' academic development and civic learning has been demonstrated in more than one hundred studies by independent researchers and Facing History evaluators.Since it was founded in 1976 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Facing History and itself has grown from an innovative course taught in a single school district to an international organization with more than 150 staff members in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Memphis, New England, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto, and partnerships in Northern Ireland, Israel, Rwanda, China and South Africa. These offices and partnerships, as well as projects throughout North America and around the world, support a network of more than 29,000 trained educators who reach nearly two million young people annually.

Education
Attendee

Located in West Orange, New Jersey, Golda Och Academy is an accredited private independent school, educating students from pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade in a flexible and caring environment that nurtures their minds and their spirits. In the tradition of Solomon Schechter schools, we ground a rigorous academic curriculum in the culture and tenets of Conservative Judaism, while welcoming students and families from a range of synagogue affiliations and Jewish expression. Golda Och Academy is a vibrant learning community that focuses on the individual intellectual, social and spiritual needs of each child. We cultivate in students a lifelong love of learning within the context of Jewish knowledge and heritage. Our school is located on two campuses — one for the Lower School and one for the Upper School — located about two miles apart in West Orange, serving approximately 550 students from more than 70 communities across New Jersey.

BS in Finance

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Memberships
Member
Current

The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer & Director
2020 - Current

Ajax I operates as a blank check company. It seeks to effect a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The company was founded by Daniel Saul Och and Glenn Robert Fuhrman on August 13, 2020 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Founder
Tenure Unconfirmed

Willoughby Capital Management is a private investment company, which was established in October of 2008. It is an investment firm in White Plains.

Founder
1994 - 2019

Founded in 1994 by Daniel S. Och, Och-Ziff Capital Management Group is one of the largest institutional alternative asset managers in the world, with approximately $31.9 billion in assets under management as of January 1, 2013. Our funds seek to generate consistent, positive, absolute returns across market cycles with low volatility compared to the equity markets. We have always limited our use of leverage to generate investment performance and we emphasize preservation of capital. We serve the investment needs of a diversified institutional base, providing asset management services through our hedge funds and other alternative investment vehicles, which pursue a broad range of global investment opportunities. We focus on establishing long-term relationships with a global base of institutional investors, which today includes many of the largest, most sophisticated investors in the world. These include pension funds, fund-of-funds, foundations and endowments, corporations and other institutions, private banks and family offices

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2019

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. provides entertainment services. It offers dance, music, film, opera, theater, family, and festivals and programs. The company was founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower on May 14, 1959 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$50K - $100K
2019

The Museum of Modern Art exhibits modern and contemporary art. The organization was founded by Alfred H. Barr in 1929 and is located in New York, NY.

$50K - $75K
2019

For more than 30 years, Facing History and itself has believed that education is the key to combating bigotry and nurturing democracy.The firm works with educators throughout their careers to improve their effectiveness in the classroom, as well as their students' academic performance and civic learning. Through a rigorous investigation of the events that led to the Holocaust, as well as other recent examples of genocide and mass violence, students in a Facing History class learn to combat prejudice with compassion, indifference with participation, and myth and misinformation with knowledge.Facing History's impact in supporting teachers' effectiveness and promoting students' academic development and civic learning has been demonstrated in more than one hundred studies by independent researchers and Facing History evaluators.Since it was founded in 1976 in Brookline, Massachusetts, Facing History and itself has grown from an innovative course taught in a single school district to an international organization with more than 150 staff members in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, London, Los Angeles, Memphis, New England, New York, the San Francisco Bay Area, and Toronto, and partnerships in Northern Ireland, Israel, Rwanda, China and South Africa. These offices and partnerships, as well as projects throughout North America and around the world, support a network of more than 29,000 trained educators who reach nearly two million young people annually.

Political Donations
$2,700
2016

Senator from Ohio

$2,700
2015

Minority Leader at Office of the Senate Minority Leader, Charles Schumer

$1,000
2015

Senator from Ohio

Transactions
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OZ Structured Products Domestic Partners II, L.P. raised money in a private placement transaction

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OZ Structured Products Domestic Partners, L.P. raised money in a private placement transaction

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OZ Structured Products Overseas Feeder Fund, L.P. raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
Rank #603
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #666
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #171
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
Events
Organizer
New York City, NY
2012 Wall Street Dinner

Speaker
New York City, NY
2012 Barclays Global Financial Services Conference

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