Robert A. Ettl has served on our Board of Directors since November 2010. He currently serves as Chief Operating Officer of Harvard Management Company (“HMC”). Mr. Ettl joined HMC in October 2008. HMC manages the endowment for Harvard University.
Previously, he was a Managing Director with Allianz Global Investors from 2001 to 2008, where he was most recently Chief Executive Officer for the Alpha Vision hedge fund subsidiary from 2003 to 2007 and served as an internal management consultant from 2007 to 2008. He was also the firm’s Global Chief Technology and Operations Officer from 2001 to 2003. Prior to its acquisition by Allianz, Mr. Ettl held various roles at Pacific Investment Management Co. (“PIMCO”) from 1995 to 2000. He joined PIMCO in 1995 as Chief Operations Officer, later focusing on PIMCO’s international expansion as Chief Operating Officer of PIMCO’s Global unit in 1998 and becoming Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer in 1999.
Mr. Ettl has previously held management positions in Salomon Brothers’ government arbitrage trading analytics, technology and operations divisions. He also was associated with Arthur Andersen & Co. (now Accenture) as a senior consultant. Mr. Ettl served as a Director of Advent Software, Inc., a provider of software and services for the investment management industry, from November 2007 until November 2009.
Mr. Ettl holds a B.A. in Economics, an M.B.A. in Finance and a Master of Public Health in Health Administration from Columbia University.