Sean G. Simon
Co-Founder / Managing Member
Mr. Simon is a Managing Member and Co-Founder of Soundlink focusing on strategic development of the firm, client relations, and portfolio management. At Soundlink, Mr. Simon draws from his deep experience in various senior roles in the hedge fund and alternative investment industry.
Previously, Mr. Simon was President and Co-Founder of Black Capital, a long/short asset management firm. At Black Capital, Mr. Simon was responsible for building the firm’s infrastructure, creating the business and marketing strategy, recruiting, and overseeing all non-investment operations.
Prior to Black Capital, Mr. Simon served as the Chief Executive Officer of Ivy Asset Management, a global hedge fund of funds firm with offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. Mr. Simon spent over fourteen years at Ivy in various roles including: Co-President, Global Head of Client Development, Head of North America Client Development, and Research Analyst. In addition, during his tenure at Ivy, Mr. Simon served on the Executive Committee of BNY Mellon Asset Management, helping to set strategy and direction for the asset management division. Mr. Simon also served as a Director of the Managed Funds Association and Director on the council of the Alternative Investment Management Association.
Prior to joining Ivy, Mr. Simon was an equity Research Associate at Credit Suisse First Boston and began his career as a Business Analyst for Allied Business Intelligence, a corporate consulting firm.
Mr. Simon graduated from Boston University earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) from its School of Management.