David G. Booth was a founder of Dimensional Fund Advisors in 1981 and is chairman, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of the firm, a registered investment advisor with over $100 billion under management. The company is headquartered in Santa Monica, Calif., with offices in Chicago, London, Vancouver and Sydney. Dimensional Fund Advisors has developed a reputation for successfully applying leading-edge academic research to money management.
Booth earned a master’s of science and bachelor of arts degree from the University of Kansas, and in 1971 received his MBA from the University of Chicago.
Booth is a trustee of the University of Chicago, the University of Kansas Endowment Association and the American Academy in Rome. He is a member of the advisory council of the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business (GSB), and a member of the Paintings Conservation Council of the J. Paul Getty Trust and the California Commission for Jobs and Economic Growth.