Nir Bar Dea
Deputy Chief Executive Officer Bridgewater Associates
Nir joined Bridgewater in 2015, and is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He partners with the CEO to set and drive the strategic goals and oversee the day-to-day management of the firm. Until recently, Nir served as Co-Head of the Investment Engine, where he partnered with our CIOs and CEO to manage our Research, Account Management and Trading functions. Before joining Bridgewater, Nir served as Advisor to the Israeli Mission to the United Nations in the 2014 General Assembly. He also has a diverse background in entrepreneurship, having run a global real estate investment operation and founded a drone technology start up. Nir is a retired major and a platoon leader in the Israeli Defense Forces and received his M.B.A. from Wharton. He was recently named one of Fortune’s “40 Under 40” in Finance.