Douglas Kass is the founder and president of Seabreeze Partners Management, which is also the general partner of Seabreeze Partners Short (2005-present) and Seabreeze Partners Long/Short (January 2009-present).
From 2001-2004, he was general partner of Seabreeze Partners, and from 1997-2003, Kass was the general partner of Kass Partners, the predecessor firm to Kass Partners, which was founded in 1997.
From 1995-'96, he was senior portfolio manager at Omega Advisors, a $3 billion investment partnership. Before that he was executive senior vice president and director of institutional equities at JW Charles/CSG (1993-'95) and First Albany (1991-'93).
Kass was the General Partner of DAK Securities, an investment partnership, from 1983-'90.
From 1978-'83, he was a general partner of Glickenhaus & Co (1978-'83) and served as a vice president—analyst and economist—of Putnam Management (1974-'78).
Kass started his investment career as a housing analyst at Kidder, Peabody in 1972.
He received his bachelor's from Alfred University and received his MBA in finance from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School in 1972.
He co-authored "Citibank: The Ralph Nader Report," with Ralph Nader and the Center for the Study of Responsive Law, and currently serves as a guest-host on CNBC's "Squawk Box."
Kass writes The Edge on TheStreet.com's Real Money and has lectured on short-selling at Harvard Business School, Yale University's Graduate School of Management and at Seton Hall University.
Kass has been interviewed in and has written numerous articles for Barron's, including several cover stories and editorials. He has also been quoted in the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, the New York Post and in many other newspapers around the world.
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