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Colin Moran
Managing Partner

Colin graduated from Duke University summa cum laude with a B.A. in History and Economics, from Oxford University with an MSt in Modern History, and from Stanford Law School Order of the Coif. He worked as an investment banking associate at Goldman Sachs and as an associate, then partner, at Chieftain Capital. He started Abdiel in 2006.

Geoff Gentile
Partner

Geoff graduated from Princeton University summa cum laude with an A.B. in Economics, having been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He worked in structured credit, most recently as an associate director at Barclays, before leaving to start Abdiel in 2006.

 
David Escamilla
Analyst

David graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude with an A.B. in Economics.

David Chi
Analyst

David graduated from Yale College summa cum laude with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics.

Derek Allums
Data Scientist

Derek graduated from Texas A&M University magna cum laude with a B.S. in Mathematics. He subsequently received a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Rice University.

Peter Snedeker
COO & CCO

Peter graduated from St. Lawrence University cum laude with a B.A. in Economics. Previously he worked at Morgan Stanley, most recently as a vice president in prime brokerage.

Duncan Sahner
Head of Business Development & IR

Duncan graduated from Princeton University magna cum laude with an A.B. in History. He was previously special assistant to investor Peter Thiel.

Jihyun Kim
Office Manager

Jihyun received a B.M. and M.M. from The Juilliard School. She previously worked at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.    

Colin Moran
Managing Partner

Colin graduated from Duke University summa cum laude with a B.A. in History and Economics, from Oxford University with an MSt in Modern History, and from Stanford Law School Order of the Coif. He worked as an investment banking associate at Goldman Sachs and as an associate, then partner, at Chieftain Capital. He started Abdiel in 2006.

Geoff Gentile
Partner

Geoff graduated from Princeton University summa cum laude with an A.B. in Economics, having been elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He worked in structured credit, most recently as an associate director at Barclays, before leaving to start Abdiel in 2006.

David Escamilla
Analyst

David graduated from Harvard College magna cum laude with an A.B. in Economics.

David Chi
Analyst

David graduated from Yale College summa cum laude with a B.A. in Applied Mathematics.

Derek Allums
Data Scientist

Derek graduated from Texas A&M University magna cum laude with a B.S. in Mathematics. He subsequently received a Ph.D. in Mathematics from Rice University.

Peter Snedeker
COO & CCO

Peter graduated from St. Lawrence University cum laude with a B.A. in Economics. Previously he worked at Morgan Stanley, most recently as a vice president in prime brokerage.

Duncan Sahner
Head of Business Development & IR

Duncan graduated from Princeton University magna cum laude with an A.B. in History. He was previously special assistant to investor Peter Thiel.

Jihyun Kim
Office Manager

Jihyun received a B.M. and M.M. from The Juilliard School. She previously worked at the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.