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Personal Profile of Dr. Sandor Straus

Biography
Sandor Straus is President of the Firedoll Foundation and Managing Member of Tigmera, LLC. He was previously a partner of investment firms Edgestream Partners, L.P. and Renaissance Technologies Corp.

In addition to serving on the Board of MSRI, he serves as the Chair of the Board of the Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center, as Board Treasurer of the Marine Mammal Center, and on the Board of New Media Ventures.

He received his PhD in mathematics from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972 and has been on the faculty at Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg and the State University of New York at Stony Brook
Current/Future Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Audit Committee Chair (3/2/17-3/1/2021) Mar 02, 2017 Mar 01, 2021
Board of Trustees Mar 01, 2012 Mar 01, 2021
Investment Committee Mar 01, 2012 Feb 28, 2021

Past Committee Membership
Name Office Start Date End Date
Board of Trustees Apr 01, 2000 Apr 01, 2004
Board of Trustees Mar 06, 2004 Mar 01, 2008
Board of Trustees Mar 02, 2008 Mar 01, 2012
Building Oversight Committee Feb 27, 2003 Mar 31, 2006
Finance Committee Apr 01, 2000 Apr 01, 2004
Finance Committee Mar 06, 2004 Mar 01, 2008
Finance Committee Mar 02, 2008 Mar 01, 2012
Finance Committee Mar 01, 2012 Feb 29, 2016
Finance Committee Mar 01, 2016 Feb 28, 2017
Investment Committee Nov 15, 2004 Mar 01, 2012