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Gideon Berger

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Gideon Berger is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of LuminArx Capital Management.

Before launching LuminArx in 2023, Mr. Berger was a Senior Managing Director and the Co-Chief Investment Officer of Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (“BAAM”). Mr. Berger was the Chairman of BAAM’s Investment Committee and was a member of BAAM’s Management Committee. During his tenure at BAAM, Mr. Berger oversaw the management of client asset growth from ~$1 billion to ~$80 billion. Mr. Berger conceived and led several strategic initiatives that contributed to BAAM’s evolution from a traditional fund of funds to a hedge fund solutions provider with a variety of strategies for both institutional and individual investors and a combination of both direct and fund investments.

Prior to joining BAAM, Mr. Berger co-founded a technology startup Ez-Ways.com focused on logistics.

Mr. Berger holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Physics from Vassar College, a Master of Science in Applied Physics from Columbia University, and a PhD in Computer Science from the Courant Institute at NYU.