Barry Rosenstein is the managing partner and co-portfolio manager of JANA Partners, a New York City event-driven hedge fund he founded in 2001, with approximately $11 billion currently in investments and commitments. JANA focuses on companies with a compelling valuation and various catalysts to realize value. JANA also has a proven track record in activist investing and has been a successful activist in numerous companies, including PetSmart, Walgreen, Apache, URS, Safeway, Outerwall, Ashland, Marathon Petroleum, McGraw Hill, CNET and Kerr-McGee.
Rosenstein graduated from Lehigh University in 1981 (Phi Beta Kappa) and earned a masters of business administration from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business in 1984. He is a trustee of Brown University, the U.S. Olympic Foundation, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the 92nd Street Y in New York City.