Daniel Kozlowski is Portfolio Manager of the Janus Opportunistic Alpha strategy, including Janus Contrarian Fund, and all related portfolios, and the Janus Global Opportunistic Equity strategy. He also manages a long/short equity hedge fund strategy. Mr. Kozlowski previously worked for Janus from 2000 to 2008 as both an equity research analyst covering stocks in the financials, retail and media sectors globally and as Co-Portfolio Manager of the Janus Long/Short strategy and all related portfolios. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Kozlowski founded and managed Plaisance Capital LLC, which managed a privately-offered investment vehicle, which Janus acquired upon his return in June 2011. Prior to originally joining Janus, he founded, managed and sold a start-up venture in addition to working at Arthur Andersen, LLP and Ariel Capital Management.
Mr. Kozlowski holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and graduated cum laude from the University of Miami. He also studied at Sophia University's School of Comparative Culture in Tokyo, Japan, and earned his MBA from the University of Chicago. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 16 years of financial industry experience.