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Douglas Kass

Founder and President

Seabreeze Partners Management Inc.


Doug Kass is the principal contributor to TheStreet's Real Money Pro and the president of Seabreeze Partners Management Inc., which manages a hedge fund and individually managed accounts. Past roles include senior portfolio manager at Omega Advisors, executive senior vice president and director of institutional equities at First Albany Corporation and JW Charles/CSG, general partner at Glickenhaus & Co., as well as various positions with Putnam Management and Kidder, Peabody. Mr. Kass co-authored Citibank: The Ralph Nader Report with Nader and the Center for the Study of Responsive Law and wrote the best-selling Doug Kass On The Market: A Life on the Street in 2016. He has been featured on the cover and has been interviewed frequently in Barron's, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and has written numerous editorials for Barron's, The Financial Times, and other newspapers. Since 2003 Mr. Kass has been a guest host of CNBC's Squawk Box, and over the last three years, he has been a guest host at Bloomberg's Market Surveillance. He attended Alfred University and received his MBA from The Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania. He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Alfred University in 2010 where he was vice chairman of the Investment Committee and a member of the Board of Trustees. Mr. Kass has lectured at Harvard Business School, the Yale School of Management, and the Kellogg School at Northwestern University.