Eric Mindich was born in 1967 and is an American hedge fund manager who established the hedge fund Eton Park Capital Management. Eric Mindich began working at Goldman Sachs after high school, and spent summers at the firm while pursuing an economics degree at Harvard University. Mindich graduated from Harvard in 1988 with a B.A. in economics, summa cum laude, and was a Phi Beta Kappa.
Career at Goldman
Prior to forming Eton Park in 2004, Eric Mindich worked for 15 years at Goldman Sachs in two main roles: managing the firm’s equities risk arbitrage business and managing the company’s equities department. He joined Goldman in 1988 in the equities arbitrage department and ran that department from 1992 until 2000. In 1994, at age 27, he became the youngest partner ever in the history of the Goldman Sachs Company. In 2000, he became co-chief operating officer of the equities department and in 2002 became co-head of the equities division and he also became a member of the Goldman Sachs Management Committee. In 2003, Mindich joined the Executive Office as senior strategy officer and chair of the company-wide Strategy Committee.