Michael Dershewitz is Chief Operating Officer for Arca Funds. In this role he is responsible for fund launches, corporate development, and strategic partnerships. Michael is also Principal for the Arca Venture Funds where he leads sourcing, analysis, and deal execution. With more than two decades of finance and investing experience, Michael joined Arca in March 2021 from Amazon’s Corporate Development team where he led investments and acquisitions in software and transportation. Previously, Michael was Portfolio Manager and Head of Research at fixed income manager Brencourt Advisors, management consultant at McKinsey, and investment banker at JP Morgan. Michael earned degrees in Finance and Computer Science from the University of Virginia and an MBA from Harvard Business School.