Raymond J. Rund
Managing Director & Chief Compliance Officer
Ray is the Senior Research Analyst and has been covering the technology and industrials sectors since joining Shaker Investments 23 years ago. In 2007 Ray added the position of Chief Compliance Officer to his portfolio.
Prior to joining Shaker Investments, Ray was a General Partner in an early stage venture capital partnership for nine years, where he organized the first round of venture funding for RF Micro Devices which in 2015 merged with Triquint Semiconductor to become Qorvo, a leading supplier of integrated circuits used in wireless communications. Ray also headed marketing at Keithley Instruments, was a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and worked in engineering and marketing for Intel. Early in his career Ray worked as an engineer for Combustion Engineering and Westinghouse Electric in Pittsburgh.
Ray currently serves on the Investment Committee of the Harvard Business School Club of Northeast Ohio, is a member of the Retirement Fund Committee for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and volunteers as an Alumni Interviewer of applicants for admission to Yale University.
Ray earned his BS, magna cum laude in Engineering & Applied Science at Yale University, a MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, and a MBA from Harvard University.
Ray is a long time Clevelander, and an avid Lake Erie sailor. He and his wife Jeanne live in Shaker Heights.