Mark Baumgartner is Chief Investment Officer of the Dalio Family Office (DFO), which supports the Dalio family in their ventures and investments as well as in their work through Dalio Philanthropies.
Prior to joining DFO, he was CIO at Carnegie Corporation of New York, a private foundation supporting peace, democracy, and education, and CIO at the Institute for Advanced Study, a research foundation in Princeton, New Jersey. Previously, he served as Director of Asset Allocation and Risk at the Ford Foundation, and co-head of Morgan Stanley’s institutional solutions group.
Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mark was a Portfolio Manager at two hedge funds, Quantal Asset Management, a quantitative equity market neutral fund, and Strategy Capital, a fundamental equity fund. He began his career as a management consultant.
Mark is a member of the Board of Directors of Scientific Technologies Ltd, a startup focused on developing technologies that will have a transformative impact at a global scale, Chair of The Investment Fund for Foundations Investment Program (TIP), and a Trustee and Chair of the Investment Committee for the YMCA Retirement Fund. He served on the Board of Directors and Investment Program Committee for the Foundation Financial Officers Group (FFOG).
He received a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering and a Certificate in Public Policy from Princeton University. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.