Our Culture

What you believe and what you value as an organization matters. Discover the DNA of our firm.

Our People

Get to know our teams and the stories of select staff members who share why they choose to work at Sands Capital.

News & Events

Read about some of the latest events, partnerships, and business highlights from Sands Capital.


At Sands Capital, we strive to hire exceptional talent who will live our values and support our efforts to deliver on our mission.

Changing market and geopolitical environments are part of the equation for long-term investors.  As active investors, we are prepared to manage through trying times.

Papercup’s proprietary AI dubbing solutions provide high-quality, inexpensive voiceover and video localization.

Fostering Long-term Thinking

Executive Managing Director and Sr. Portfolio Manager Brian Christiansen discusses the importance of candor and collaboration in a culture that promotes long-term thinking.

Transparent Work Cultures and Inclusive Opportunities

Recruit Holdings is transforming the world of work through wage transparency and providing life-changing opportunities for immigrants and refugees.

Philosophy & Approach

Our philosophy is rooted in the belief that, over time, stock prices will reflect the earnings power and growth of the underlying businesses.


Our second annual stewardship report reflects our commitment to provide clients and other key stakeholders with transparency into our initiatives, actions, and the progress we made in 2022.

Public Equity

Our newest strategy takes an unconstrained approach to seeking the best growth businesses outside of the U.S.

Venture & Growth Equity

Sands Capital invests in innovative businesses across all stages of the growth spectrum

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Nikki Hartzoulakis

Assistant to the President

Joined Sands Capital


Work Experience

Sands Capital (2015 - 2019)
Arlington, VA | Executive Assistant

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (2013 - 2015)
New York, NY | Executive Assistant to the Executive Director, LCDP

SunGard (2012 - 2013)
New York, NY | Recruiting Coordinator

SunGard (2006 - 2012)
New York, NY | Administrative Assistant


Hunter College (2018)
BA | Sociology 

Borough of Manhattan Community College (2005)
AS | Business Management 

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