Professor Griffin is the president and founder of Blue Ridge Capital, a hedge fund company based in New York. From 1993 to 1996, he was president of Tiger Management, which he joined in 1987 after two years as a financial analyst in the merchant banking group of Morgan Stanley. As an adjunct professor of finance at the Columbia Business School, he teaches the seminar in Advanced Investment Research. At the McIntire School of Commerce, Griffin taught Securities Analysis and Idea Generation via videoconferencing as a visiting professor. In addition to his investment career, Griffin is the founder and chairman of iMentor.org, a not-for-profit organization that fosters mentoring relationships over the Internet. He is also the founder and chairman of the Blue Ridge Foundation, a group dedicated to improving education by making venture grants to start-up not-for-profit organizations. Griffin is a sponsor and mentor in the Student Sponsorship Program of New York. Griffin holds a BS from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Stanford University's School of Business.