Research Analysts

Aaron   Wasserman, M.B.A.

Aaron Wasserman, M.B.A.

Research Analyst

International-Industrials, Telecom, Media

Aaron joined Baron in 2011 as a research analyst and has 8 years of research experience. From 2007 to 2009, Aaron worked at Sansome Partners as an equity investments associate. From 2004 to 2007, Aaron worked at Evercore Partners as an investment banking associate in Mergers and Acquisitions advisory. Aaron graduated cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics in 2004 and with an M.B.A. in 2011.

Anuj  Aggarwal, M.B.A.

Anuj Aggarwal, M.B.A.

Research Analyst

International- Health Care, Media, Industrials, Consumer

Anuj joined Baron in 2012 as a research analyst and has 6 years of research experience. In the summer of 2011 Anuj was an associate at Eagle Capital Management. From 2007 to 2009, Anuj worked at Crestview Partners as an associate. From 2005 to 2007, Anuj was an investment banking analyst at J.P. Morgan Securities. Anuj graduated from MIT with a B.S. in Management Science in 2005 and from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A. in 2012.
 

Ashim  Mehra, M.B.A.

Ashim Mehra, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

Internet, Media, Advertising Technology

Ashim joined Baron in 2011 as a research analyst and has 15 years of research experience. From 2004 to 2011, Ashim worked at Mazama Capital as a telecom, media and technology portfolio manager. From 2002 to 2004, Ashim worked at RBC as a senior equity research associate. From 1999 to 2002, he co-founded and worked at iExplore, an online travel company. From 1996 to 1999, Ashim worked at PWC as a senior strategy consultant. Ashim graduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Industrial Engineering in 1992 and from New York University Stern School of Business with an M.B.A. in 1996.

Catherine  Chen, M.B.A.

Catherine Chen, M.B.A.

Research Analyst

Global IT, Agriculture

Catherine joined Baron in 2010 as a research analyst and has 10 years of research experience. From 2002 to 2008, Catherine worked at Fidelity Investments as an equity research analyst. Catherine graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in English Literature in 2002 and from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A. in 2010.

David  Baron, M.B.A.

David Baron, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

Casinos & Gaming, Hotels Resorts & Cruise Lines, Leisure

David joined Baron in 2005 as a research analyst and has 12 years of research experience. From 2002 to 2005, David worked at Jefferies and Company as a gaming analyst. David graduated from Emory University with a B.B.A. in Finance in 2002 and from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A. in 2009.

David  Goldsmith, M.B.A.

David Goldsmith, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

Consumer Discretionary, Industrials, Materials

David joined Baron in 2006 as a research analyst and has 11 years of research experience. From 2001 to 2004, David worked at Claiborne Capital Group as a research analyst. From 1999 to 2001, David worked at Banc of America Securities as an investment banking healthcare analyst. David graduated cum laude from Duke University with a B.S. in Economics in 1999 and from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A. in 2006.

David  Kirshenbaum, M.B.A.

David Kirshenbaum, M.B.A.

Research Analyst

Real Estate, Building Products, REITs

David joined Baron in 2010 as a research analyst and has 8 years of research experience. From 2006 to 2008, David worked at Clayton, Dubilier & Rice, Inc., a private equity firm, as an associate. From 2004 to 2006, David worked at Morgan Stanley as an investment banking analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions group. David graduated magna cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics in 2004 and with honors from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A. in 2010.

Eric Guzman, M.B.A.

Research Analyst

Eric joined Baron in 2014 as a research analyst and has 6 years of research experience. From 2011 to 2014, Eric was an equity research analyst at Fidelity Investments. From 2006 to 2009, he worked at Citigroup Global Markets first as an equity research associate and then a senior equity research analyst. From 2005 to 2006, Eric was an equity research analyst at CIBC World Markets. Eric graduated from New York University Stern School of Business with a B.S. in Finance and Accounting in 2005 and from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business with an M.B.A. in 2011.
Gilad  Shany, M.B.A.

Gilad Shany, M.B.A.

Research Analyst

Energy, IT, Shipping

Gilad joined Baron in 2010 as a research analyst and has 5 years of research experience. In 2009, Gilad worked at Fidelity Investments as an equity research analyst. From 1995 to 2008, Gilad served in the Israeli Air Force as an F-16 pilot, attaining the rank of Major in 2001. In 2007, he was named head of the Aerial Defense section. Gilad graduated magna cum laude from Tel Aviv University with a B.S. in Physics, Astronomy and Philosophy in 2007 and with honors from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A. in 2010.

Josh  Saltman, M.B.A.

Josh Saltman, M.B.A.

Research Analyst

Materials, Financial Services, Payments Services

Josh joined Baron in 2011 as a research analyst and has 8 years of research experience. From 2006 to 2009, Josh worked at TA Associates, a private equity firm, as an associate. From 2004 to 2006, Josh worked at Morgan Stanley as an analyst in the Investment Banking division. Josh graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a B.S.E. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering in 2004 and with honors from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A. in 2011.

Kyuhey  August, M.B.A.

Kyuhey August, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

International- Consumer, Education, Materials

Kyuhey joined Baron in 2008 as a research analyst and has 8 years of research experience. From 2004 to 2006, Kyuhey worked at Nike as a senior associate in strategic planning and business development. From 2002 to 2004, she worked at Morgan Stanley Investment Management as a financial analyst. From 2001 to 2002, Kyuhey worked at Microsoft as a forecast analyst. Kyuhey graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Economics in 2001 and from Columbia Business School with an M.B.A. in 2008.

Matthew  Weiss, CFA

Matthew Weiss, CFA

Vice President, Research Analyst

Consumer, Industrials

Matt joined Baron in 2001 as a research analyst and has 13 years of research experience. From 1999 to 2001, Matt co-founded StartEmUp, LLC, a venture capital firm focused on student entrepreneurs. From 1998 to 1999, Matt worked at CNBC and the White House. Matt graduated cum laude from Duke University with a B.A. in Spanish and History in 2000.

Michael  Baron, M.B.A.

Michael Baron, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

Financial Services, Consumer

Michael joined Baron in 2004 as a research analyst and has 11 years of research experience. From 2003 to 2004, Michael worked at Glenhill Capital as a research analyst. Michael graduated from Duke University with a B.A. in Economics in 2003 and from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with an M.B.A. in 2010.

Neal  Kaufman, M.B.A.

Neal Kaufman, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

Health Care, Research & Consulting Services, Applications Software

Neal joined Baron in 2005 as a research analyst and has 13 years of research experience. From 2001 to 2005, Neal worked at Credit Suisse First Boston as a vice president and managed a portfolio in the Equity Proprietary Trading group. From 1996 to 2001, Neal practiced corporate law in New York. Neal graduated cum laude from Yale College with a B.A. in History in 1993, from Columbia Law School with a J.D. in 1996 and from Columbia Business School with an Executive M.B.A. in 2002.

Neal  Rosenberg, M.B.A.

Neal Rosenberg, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

IT Software, Information Business Services, Veterinary Health Care

Neal joined Baron in 2006 as a research analyst and has 11 years of research experience. From 2004 to 2006, Neal worked at JPMorgan Securities as an equity research analyst. From 2003 to 2004, Neal worked at Merrill Lynch & Co. as an associate in the Mergers and Acquisitions group. Neal graduated summa cum laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics in 2002 and with an M.B.A. in 2003.

Rebecca  Ellin, CFA, M.B.A.

Rebecca Ellin, CFA, M.B.A.

Vice President, Research Analyst

Industrials, Infrastructure, Electric Utilities and Services

Rebecca joined Baron in 2007 as a research analyst and has 12 years of research experience. From 2002 to 2005, Rebecca worked at Oppenheimer Capital as a research analyst. From 2000 to 2002, Rebecca worked at Standard & Poor's in the Corporate Value Consulting group. Rebecca graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.A. in Economics in 2000 and from Harvard Business School with an M.B.A. in 2007.

Susan  Robbins

Susan Robbins

Vice President, Senior Research Analyst

Health Care Providers & Services, Education Services, Human Resources & Employment Services

Susan joined Baron in 1982 as the first employee working in a variety of roles and was named senior research analyst in 1991. Susan has 38 years of research experience. From 1976 to 1982, Susan worked with Ron Baron at a brokerage firm as a research assistant. Susan graduated from the University of Rochester with a B.A. in History and Chinese Language in 1975.