Divesh Makan

Co-Founder at Iconiq Capital LLC

Divesh Makan

Divesh Makan

Co-Founder at Iconiq Capital LLC

Overview
Career Highlights

Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (Private Equity)
Iconiq Capital LLC

RelSci Relationships

1442

Number of Boards

5

Number of Awards

1

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Managing Director at Iconiq Capital LLC

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Co-Founder at Good Ventures

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Co-Founder at The Parker Foundation

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Founder at The Parker Foundation

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Co-Founder at Asana, Inc.

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Director & Chief Operating Officer at Facebook, Inc.

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Founder & Chief Executive Officer at Lean In Foundation

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Board Member & Managing Director at Lean In Foundation

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Managing Director at Apercen Investments Management LLC

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Founder/Chief Executive Officer at EPIQ Capital Group

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Divesh Makan
Co-Founder at Iconiq Capital LLC
Education
MBA
Class of 2001

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.

B.S. in Electrical Engineering
Computer Science

A public engineering institution located in Powai, Mumbai, India

Career History
Co-Founder
2011 - Current

Iconiq Capital specializes in managing client assets primarily through the use of third party portfolio managers. The investment strategies they may use include: (1) long term purchases (2) short term purchases (3) trading (4) short sales (5) margin transactions and (6) option writing including covered options, uncovered options or spreading strategies.

Professional
2009 - 2011

Morgan Stanley Wealth Management is an American multinational financial services corporation specializing in retail brokerage. It is a joint venture between Morgan Stanley and Citigroup.

Professional
2008 - 2011

Founded in 1969, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC is an SEC-registered broker/dealer headquartered in New York City. The firm is the primary broker subsidiary of Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS). They are a member of FINRA. Morgan Stanley & Co. provides debt and equity services including underwriting, M&A advice, securities dealing and brokerage and trade execution. Their client base ranges from large global institutional investors to hedge funds at the cutting edge of innovation in the industry.The firm's Sales & Trading division offers cash and electronic trading platforms where Morgan Stanley acts as principal (including as a market maker) and agent in executing transactions globally in equity and equity-related products. These products include equity swaps, options, warrants and futures overlying individual securities, indices and baskets of securities and other equity-related products. Morgan Stanley's Institutional Equity division is a global leader in the origination, distribution and trading of equity, equity-linked and equity-derivative securities. Their Fixed Income team deals in a diverse range of products including interest rate and currency products, credit products, derivatives and commodities.

Boards & Committees
Member, Global Advisory Board
Current

DocuSign, Inc. provides cloud-based electronic signature solutions. Its cloud based electronic signature platform helps companies and individuals securely collect information, automate data workflows and sign anything. The firm automates manual, paper-based processes allowing users to manage all aspects of documented business transactions include identity management, authentication, digital signature, forms and data collection, collaboration, workflow automation and storage. DocuSign was founded by Thomas H. Gonser and Court Lorenzini in 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Open Philanthropy Project LLC is an American private company. The firm engages in giving opportunities, makes grants, follows the results and publishes findings.

Member, Board of Advisors
Tenure Unconfirmed

FEC's provides investment management services to the global funds and special opportunities fund. For global funds, the firm's investment strategy is to generate superior and sustainable risk-adjusted absolute returns for investors, while focusing on risk management. They seek to identify and exploit asymmetric risk-reward opportunities across global markets that generate alpha on both the long and short sides through a core focus on fundamental research. They select a variety of investments including equity and equity-related securities that are traded publicly and privately in US and non-US markets, preferred stocks, convertible securities, warrants, rights, options, swaps and other derivative instruments, bonds and other fixed income securities, non-US currencies, futures, options on futures, other currency and commodity interests, money market instruments and any other instruments deemed appropriate by the firm, in order to seek to both maximize returns and minimize risk. The investment strategy of FEC for special opportunities fund is to generate superior and sustainable risk-adjusted absolute returns for investors by identifying and exploiting asymmetric risk-reward opportunities across global markets. The fund is expected to pursue global opportunistic investing across asset classes, capital structures and geographies with a primary, although not exclusive, focus in private equity investments. The special opportunities fund may also pursue investments in public equities, debt instruments or other asset classes on an opportunistic basis.

Director
Current

The Parker Foundation was established through a $600 million gift by Sean Parker. The foundation builds upon Sean’s historical philanthropic support and capitalizes on his pioneering work in the fields of technology, media, company building, and public policy. Based in San Francisco, the foundation intends to aggressively pursue large-scale systemic change in three focus areas: Life Sciences, Global Public Health, and Civic Engagement.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Good Ventures Foundation, a private foundation created in 2012.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2016

Exploratorium engages as a museum of science, art and human perception activities . It creates tools and experiences that help people to become an active explorer. The firm includes film creenings workshops for life long learners as well as culture of learning through innovative environments, programs and tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

Learn how non-profit organizations benefit from RelSci
$10K - $15K
2016

TO EDUCATE GIRLS AND YOUNG WOMEN TO MEET THE CHALLENGES OF THEIR TIME.

$1,000 - $2,499
2015

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research engages in finding a cure for Parkinson's disease within the decade through funded research agenda and to ensuring the development of improved therapies for those living with Parkinson's. It is delivering patients better treatments and, ultimately, a cure for Parkinson's disease. It developed a targeted approach to research funding that helps them identify and prioritize the patient-relevant science. The company was founded by Michael J. Fox and Deborah W. Brooks in 2000 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

$10K - $25K
2014

Exploratorium engages as a museum of science, art and human perception activities . It creates tools and experiences that help people to become an active explorer. The firm includes film creenings workshops for life long learners as well as culture of learning through innovative environments, programs and tools that help people nurture their curiosity about the world around them. The company was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

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ICONIQ Access 8 LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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ICONIQ Access 7 LP raised money in a private placement transaction

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Awards & Honors
2001
Series 66 - Uniform Combined State Law Exam
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