Michael M. Beal is the Managing Member and CEO of Data Capital Management, LLC. The Leading
long/short quantitative hedge fund based on novel “Big Data” technologies and data feeds. He is
passionate about the onset of the “data economy” and technology-driven disruption.
Michael graduated from Harvard College with Honors in Economics and began his career in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group of Morgan Stanley where he was ranked amongst the top 10% of analysts worldwide. Following Morgan Stanley, Michael joined the Private Equity firm, TPG Capital ($30bn AUM), investing in a variety of sectors while living in both San Francisco and Hong Kong.
In 2009 Michael had a vision for the onset of a new “Data Economy” and left TPG to attend Harvard Business School to build the skills, business plan and relationships required to capitalize on this new
After graduating from HBS with distinction, Michael joined the J.P. Morgan Chase Corporate Strategy
team to design a plan for the creation of a new Data Analytics Line of Business. Working in close
collaboration with the senior leaders of the firm, Michael successfully gained CEO-level support for the
plan and was promoted to the Head of Strategy, Finance and Controls for the new J.P. Morgan
Intelligent Solutions group.
After leading the build of the industry’s first “Big Data” approach to Collateral and Counter-party risk
optimization; Michael, along with an experienced team of PHD data scientists and quantitative researchers, teamed with a large Geneva-based Family Office to launch Data Capital Management, LLC in 2015.
The Fund is currently closed to outside capital and will open to further qualified investors in 2Q 2016.
A native of Brooklyn, NY, and a former college point guard; Michael remains a tortured Knicks Fan.