Robert D. Ziff

Founder at Ziff Davis Publishing, Inc.

Robert D. Ziff

Robert D. Ziff

Founder at Ziff Davis Publishing, Inc.

Biography

Robert D. Ziff founded Ziff Brothers Investments LLC. He is former Partner at this company and former Chief Executive Officer for ZBI Quant Pty Ltd. (a subsidiary of Ziff Brothers Investments LLC). He received an undergraduate degree from Harvard University and a graduate degree from Cornell Law School.

Overview
Career Highlights

ZBI Quant Pty Ltd.
Ziff Brothers Investments LLC
Ziff Davis Publishing, Inc.

RelSci Relationships

205

Number of Boards

3

Birthday

1967

Age

53

Number of Awards

16

Estimated Net Worth

$4.8B

Relationships
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Managing Partner at Ziff Capital Partners

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Professional at 1901 Partners Management LP

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Vice President & Treasurer at The Robert D. Ziff Foundation

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Vice President & Treasurer at The Robert D. Ziff Foundation

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Vice President & Secretary at The Robert D. Ziff Foundation

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Chief Operating Officer & CCO at Spruce Investment Advisors LLC

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Former Research Analyst, Top-Secretary Security Clearance at Institute for Defense Analyses

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Head of School at Browning School, Inc.

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Member, Board of Trustees at Browning School, Inc.

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President, Board of Trustees at Browning School, Inc.

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Robert D. Ziff
Founder at Ziff Davis Publishing, Inc.
Family Members
Sibling
Managing Partner at Ziff Capital Partners

Sibling
Professional at 1901 Partners Management LP

ZBI invests in energy assets and technology companies with a primary focus on unconventional oil and gas, biofuels, solar and other carbon-favored energy sources.

Step Parent
Former Vice Chairman at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

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.

Education
Class of 1992

Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University and one of the five Ivy League law schools. The school confers three law degrees. The school has three law journals that are student-edited: the Cornell Law Review, the Cornell International Law Journal, and the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy. Additionally, the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies is a peer-reviewed journal that is published by Cornell Law faculty.

Undergraduate Degree

The oldest corporation in the Western Hemisphere is the Harvard Corporation, known formally as the President and Fellows of Harvard College. It is the smaller of Harvard’s two governing boards; the other is the Board of Overseers. Following are the members of the Harvard Corporation.

Doctorate Degree

Cornell is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. As the federal land-grant institution in New York State, they have a responsibility—unique within the Ivy League—to make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Career History
Founder
Prior

Ziff Davis Publishing, Inc., part of SoftBank Group Corp., is a company headquartered in New York, NY. The firm publishes technology-based digital content products. It was acquired by SoftBank Group Corp. on 01 Oct 94 for $198.91 million.

Co-Founder
1992 - Prior

Ziff Brothers Investments is an active investor, and manages portfolios invested in both publicly listed and private securities across asset classes, borders and a broad range of sectors, including energy, and high-technology.

Chief Executive Officer
Prior

Part of Ziff Brothers Investments LLC, ZBI Quant Pty Ltd. is an Australian company located in Brisbane that provides investment advice. It was founded in 2005.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chairman
Prior

Ziff Brothers Investments is an active investor, and manages portfolios invested in both publicly listed and private securities across asset classes, borders and a broad range of sectors, including energy, and high-technology.

President
Current
Assistant Treasurer, Board of Trustees
Current

Browning School was founded as a college preparatory school for boys in 1888 by John A. Browning. A traditional curriculum helps support boys intellectually, physically, and emotionally from Pre-Primary through Form VI. Located in the heart of New York City, The Browning School makes use of the city’s vast resources.

Political Donations
$2,700
2018

Government Affairs Counselor at K&L Gates LLP

$2,700
2017

Representative from Idaho's 2nd Congressional District

$2,700
2017

Representative from Ohio's 14th Congressional District

Awards & Honors
Rank #339
2017
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #298
2016
Forbes Magazine - The World's Billionaires
Rank #94
2015
Forbes Magazine - 400 Richest People in America
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