Stride’s Principals and Special Advisors are experienced investors and business builders. In addition to being Stride investors, they also contribute invaluable perspective, insights, and relationships.
Carl Feinberg, Principal
Carl Feinberg is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist. Prior to Stride, Carl was the Founder and CEO of Relational Architects International (RAI), an enterprise software vendor acquired by Broadcom in December 2020. Carl has been an active investor in alternatives across public and private markets on behalf of his family office for more than 30 years. He is an avid supporter of physics and natural science as a means to advance civilization and address its challenges. Carl is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), the Board of Family Connections, the NYU Arts and Science Board, and the KITP Director’s Advisory Cabinet. Carl has endowed IAS chairs in theoretical physics and the Cross-Disciplinary Program In Innovation. Carl has also endowed a chair at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) at the University of California - Santa Barbara and supports research in the natural sciences at NYU, Stanford, UT Austin, Cambridge, and HUJI. Carl received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and studied programming at NYU where he subsequently taught in the School of Continuing Education.
Chuck Royce, Special Advisor
Mr. Royce, drawing on more than five decades of experience in the financial services industry, helps advise Stride Capital. In addition to this role as Special Advisor, Mr. Royce is Chairman and Portfolio Manager of Royce & Associates, LLP, the firm that he founded in 1972 after retiring as its CEO in 2015. Mr. Royce is a graduate of Brown University and received his MBA from Columbia University. He currently serves as a Trustee of the Frick Collection, the Bruce Museum, the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Berkeley Divinity School at Yale, and the Ocean Community United Theater.
Greg Rogers, Special Advisor
Greg founded RayLign in 2005 as a strategic family office administration and consulting business focused on generational continuity in the face of decision-making complexity related to operating businesses, trusts, foundations, and investment partnerships. The company plays a critical role for enterprise families toward defining shared purpose, clarifying direction, coordinating advisory relationships, and driving accountable implementation. Prior to founding RayLign, Greg was Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at John A. Levin & Co., a publicly-listed, family-led asset management company that grew to over $13 billion in assets under management. His prior roles include Managing Director and builder of a strategic consulting practice for asset management companies called BARRA Strategic Consulting Group (originally a division of RogersCasey, which was sold to BARRA Inc. in 1996); Sales Representative at IBM; and Financial Associate at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. He graduated Brown University with majors in Economics and Organizational Behavior, and the NYU Stern School of Business with a Master of International Finance. For over 15 years, Greg accessed extensive family systems therapy training and was a long-standing Board member (including Board Chair) at the Ackerman Institute for the Family.