David Ott is a co-founder of Viking and serves as Advisory Director. He assists in the development and mentoring of the investment team, performance measurement and risk analysis and firm-wide training. David’s prior roles at Viking included Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager of the Consumer portfolio. Prior to forming Viking in 1999, David was a Managing Director with Tiger Management Corporation. Institutional Investor selected David as one of the “Best of the Buy Side” in 1994 and 1998 and one of the “Most Versatile Buy-Siders” in 1996. Before Tiger Management Corporation, David worked for Massachusetts Financial Services as an Equity Analyst. David graduated from Harvard Business School, where he was a Baker Scholar, and the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.