Randy Eisenman operates at the intersection of his passions of investing, entrepreneurship, and sustainability. He is co-founder and managing partner of Satori Capital, a multi-strategy investment firm founded upon the principles of conscious capitalism. Satori’s private equity business partners with talented leadership teams of companies operating with a long-term perspective, a deep commitment to their mission, and a focus on creating value for all stakeholders. Satori’s alternatives business, Satori Alpha, creates and manages portfolios primarily by investing in hedge funds, alternative fixed income, and real assets, and it provides acceleration capital to emerging asset management firms committed to building sustainable enterprises.
Prior to co-founding Satori, Randy spent ten years at Q Investments, a multi-billion dollar private investment firm founded by two former investment professionals with the Bass Family. Randy launched the firm’s private equity business and served as a partner for seven years. He was the youngest to be named Partner in the history of the firm at age 25.
While at Q Investments, Randy founded Handango to capitalize on the emerging mobile applications market. Stepping into an operating role as president and chief executive officer, he drove the company’s strategy and built a world-class team, positioning Handango as the global leader in the smartphone content market. Handango won numerous awards including being named to the Inc. 500; being named one of the “Best Companies to Work for in America”; and named to the Top 101 Classic Web Sites by PC Magazine. Randy was named as Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of The Year for 2004.
Prior to joining Q Investments, Randy worked as a financial analyst for Goldman Sachs & Co. in the Principal Investments Area, which manages the firm’s private equity funds and investments. During his tenure at Goldman Sachs, Randy focused on venture capital, growth equity, and leveraged buyouts in a variety of industries. In earlier positions, he worked as a financial analyst at Bear Stearns with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, and at HBK Investments, a multi-strategy hedge fund.
Today, Randy is engaged in a variety of organizations that leverage his skills and passions. Randy is a founding trustee of Conscious Capitalism, Inc. and is currently active in the organization. Further, Randy is actively involved in Young Presidents Organization (YPO) where he recently served as the North America co-chairman of the organization’s Sustainable Business Network and currently serves alongside Sunny Vanderbeck, also of Satori, as co-chairman of the YPO Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network, launched to help members accelerate the growth of their businesses.
Randy is a member of the Board of Trustees of Cook Children’s Health Foundation and serves on the foundation’s investment committee, which was named Small Foundation of the Year in 2010 by Institutional Investor. Randy is also a member of the Fort Worth Country Day School Board of Trustees and serves on the school’s endowment investment committee and its trustee and leadership committee. Additionally, Randy serves as an advisory board member to TCU’s Neely School of Business Entrepreneurial Program.
Randy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas, where he graduated with high honors from the Business Honors Program.