NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Coatue Management, a leading global investment manager focused on public and private technology companies, is pleased to announce that James Keith (JK) Brown has joined the firm as a Senior Managing Director. JK will be part of a senior leadership team focused on executing Coatue’s financial objectives, strategic direction, client engagement and management. Mr. Brown succeeds Walter Lee, who is leaving the firm.
JK has had an extensive career, spanning over 25 years, and significant global investment and asset management experience. He was most recently at Och-Ziff Capital Management for 14 years, where he was a Senior Managing Director. JK was a senior member of the firm’s Executive Management Committee, Operating Management Committee, and Business Risk Committee, while being the Global Head of Investor Relations. Prior to Och-Ziff, JK was a Managing Director and Head of US Sales and Relationship Management at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
Philippe Laffont, Founder and Portfolio Manager of Coatue said, “We are pleased to welcome JK and believe his deep management experience will benefit the firm in countless ways. We also thank Walter for his many contributions to Coatue and wish him the best in his future endeavors.”
About Coatue Management
Coatue Management, L.L.C., founded by Philippe Laffont in 1999, is one of the largest dedicated technology funds in the world with offices in New York, Menlo Park, San Francisco and Hong Kong. Coatue currently manages approximately $16 billion in assets on behalf of individuals, endowments, foundation and other institutional investors.