Frederick J. Iseman is chairman and chief executive officer of CI Capital Partners LLC (formerly Caxton-Iseman Capital), which he founded in 1993 in partnership with Caxton Associates. He is chairman of CI Capital Partners' portfolio companies in various industries.
Iseman has published articles in The New York Times, Harper's Magazine, The New Yorker, and other publications, and his writing has been anthologized in The Inquiring Reader (Holt, Rinehart). He is a board member of the International Rescue Committee and the Academy for Educational Development.
He graduated from Yale University and is now a member of the Yale University Council. He endowed Yale’s Frederick Iseman Theater; established the Frederick Iseman ’74 Directorship of the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, with Ernesto Zedillo named as the inaugural director; as well as a graduate fellowship and a college textbook at the Yale Center for Genocide Studies.
Iseman is a member of the Chairman’s Council of the Council on Foreign Relations and was a participating member of the Council on Foreign Relations' Independent Task Force on U.S. Nuclear Weapons Posture, chaired by Dr. William Perry and Brent Scowcroft. He is a member of the International Council of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University). In addition, Iseman is a member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Opera, the Municipal Art Society of New York, the Board of Trustees of Carnegie Hall, the Board of Directors of the White Nights Foundation of America of the Mariinsky Theatre Opera and Ballet of St. Petersburg, Russia and a member of the Chairman’s Council of the Museum of Modern Art. He resides in Manhattan with his two children.