Darius Shahida

Darius Shahida, Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Business Development Officer

Darius is Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Business Development Officer at Butterfly Network (MedTech Unicorn), where he helps lead the company's fundraising, global health, commercial and strategic efforts. In 2018, and while a student at HBS, Darius raised $250 million dollars for Butterfly Network - the largest medical imaging raise in history.

Prior to coming to HBS, Darius was Head of Trading at Birch Grove Capital, a Global Cross-Asset Hedge Fund which manages over $1BN. In this capacity he was responsible for all trading across Credit, Equities, Convertibles, Bank Debt and Commodities as well as helping the CIO in risk and portfolio management.

Prior to Birch Grove, Darius built the Cross Asset Special Situations Desk at Morgan Stanley, where he was amongst the firm’s youngest hires. In this role, he was responsible for sourcing and structuring over $1BN in banking transactions and acted as the Firm’s specialist on Argentina during the default proceedings.

Darius holds a MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S from Duke University, where he studied Neuroscience and Psychology, and worked for Dan Ariely, one of the world’s foremost Behavioral Economists. He speaks five languages, holds three passports and has lived and worked in New York, London, Buenos Aires and São Paulo.