A department within the University, Stanford Management Company is overseen by a Board of Directors appointed by the University Board of Trustees.
SMC is closely integrated into the daily life of the University. We foster an open, collegial culture that promotes rigorous analysis and debate based on first-principles thinking. CEO Robert Wallace leads a staff comprised of dedicated investment as well as mid and back-office operations professionals.
Our investment team works seamlessly across asset classes to monitor Stanford’s investment portfolio and identify new opportunities around the world. In addition to conducting its day-to-day investment work, the investment staff also teaches undergraduate and graduate students.
Chief Executive Officer
B.A. 2007, M.B.A. 2012, M.S. 2012*
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Legal Counsel
*Stanford degrees shown.
**Yidi Lu, Managing Director; Stanford Beijing Consulting Co. Ltd. Shanghai Branch