Meet Our Team

Hanming Rao

Founder & CIO

Millennium Partners, Statistical Arbitrage Group – Model Developer, January 2009 to June 2009

SAC Capital, Global Macro Trader, June 2006 to January 2009

– Instruments traded included short-dated OTC Options/Swaps on Equity ETF and commodities.

Ellington Management, Quantitative Analyst, January 2005 to June 2006

Harvard University, PhD in Engineering Sciences, 2005, Masters in Computer Sciences

Ambrose Paxson


Ping Capital Management, January 2008 to February 2015

– Co-founder of a Global Macro hedge fund.

– As Compliance Officer, managed registration with SEC, and oversaw firm’s compliance procedures.

SAC Capital, Trader, May 2006 to December 2007

– Member of the Global Macro trading group.

Lehman Brothers, Proprietary Trader, October 1998 to March 2006

– Traded G7 and EMG Currencies utilizing Spot, Futures and Option products.

Duke University, BA, Economics

Ray Huang

Risk Manager

Optimize Goals, Financial Software Developer

Bank of China, Financial Analyst

New York University, Master of Science, Financial Engineering

Peking University, Bachelor of Science, Statistics

Peter Zhang

Execution Trader

Black Phoenix Research, Software Designer

Bank of Jiangsu, Account Manager

People’s Bank of China, Research

DePaul University, M.S., Computation Finance

Jay Stemmer

Jay Stemmer

Operation Analyst

Carnival Cruise Lines, Financial Analyst
Newbridge Securities
University of Chicago, B.A. Economics, Minor : Statistics