Professional and Educational Background
Ranjan Tandon is Founder and Chairman of Libra Advisors, a New York hedge fund established in 1990, which was converted to a family office in 2012. Barron’s had consistently ranked Libra – a long/short fund with a focus on domestic and emerging market equities – as one of the top-performing hedge funds in the globe.
A graduate of Harvard Business School, Ranjan has a degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India, in Chemical Engineering. He has held several operating positions with DCM in India and Halliburton in Europe; was CFO of InterMarine in Texas; and a financial Executive with Merrill Lynch before following his passion for investing.
Ranjan is a Board Member of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering (5,500 students), the Carl Schurz Park Conservancy and has made leadership gifts to the Harvard Business School and Yale University.