Glenn Tongue

Glenn Tongue

President, Kase Learning
Founder, Deerhaven Capital Management

Glenn Tongue is the President of Kase Learning, an educational platform offering a range of programs for people interested in becoming better investors and launching and building a successful investment management business.

Mr. Tongue founded Deerhaven Capital Management and was the sole portfolio manager of the Deerhaven Fund, a private investment partnership. Previously he was a General Partner of T2 Partners Management from April 2004 to July 2012 and was the co-portfolio manager of three private investment partnerships.

Prior to joining T2 Partners, Mr. Tongue spent 17 years on Wall Street, most recently as an investment banker at UBS, where he was a Managing Director and Head of Acquisition Finance. Before UBS, Mr. Tongue was at Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette for 13 years, the last three of which he served as the President of NYSE-listed DLJdirect, the consistently top-rated on-line brokerage firm. During his tenure, he oversaw both DLJdirect’s IPO and ultimate sale. Prior to DLJdirect, Mr. Tongue was a Managing Director in the Investment Bank at DLJ, where he worked on over 100 transactions aggregating more than $40 billion.

Before working on Wall Street, Mr. Tongue managed sales, marketing and certain operations at Blonder-Tongue, Inc., a manufacturer of pay television and cable television distribution equipment.

Mr. Tongue has served for many years on the boards of directors of JMP Group LLC, an NYSE-listed public company, and Spencer Holdings, a private insurance company.

Mr. Tongue received an MBA degree with distinction from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Princeton University.