Senior Quantitative Strategist

Yang Xu, CFA, CIPM, FRM is the senior quantitative strategist on the portfolio management team. Before joining LJM, Mr. Xu spent four years as a futures trader and quantitative analyst at KCS Partners LLC, where he oversaw the trading strategy development and risk management systems. From 2003 to 2006, Mr. Xu worked as a software developer at Hua Ruan Technology in China. Mr. Xu obtained his master’s degree in financial mathematics from the University of Chicago in 2010. Prior to completing his master’s program, he spent three years studying at Old Dominion University for a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering, where he published several journal papers. Mr. Xu received his bachelor’s degree of mechanical engineering from Shanghai JiaoTong University.

Mr. Xu is registered with the CFTC as an AP of LJM and possesses his FINRA Series 3 license.