More About Shai
Shai Kopeld is an operating partner and the chief accounting officer at Andreessen Horowitz, leading the fund accounting, valuation, and corporate accounting teams.
Prior to joining a16z, Shai was a senior vice president at Blackstone overseeing the finance and fund operations for the Blackstone Insurance Solutions business. Previously, he was the head of FP&A at Millennium Management, a global investment management firm. Before that, he spent 13 years at Goldman Sachs, where he held various positions in accounting operations, valuation, and controller activities in Finance and Asset Management. He began his career at Lehman Brothers in Equity Derivatives’ Finance and Operations.
Shai graduated with a BS in finance from Rutgers University New Brunswick, School of Business. He is passionate about the importance of children’s education and has served on the Red Oaks School (a private, independent day school) board of trustees for over 10 years. Athletics have always been a big part of his life, playing as a professional team handball goalie for the Israeli National Team.