Adam Blitz
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Adam Blitz

Adam B. Blitz, CFA

Principal, CEO & CIO
Member of Executive Committee, Investment Committee

Area of focus:

Lead all investment research and portfolio management as well as executive firm management


Profile:

  • Helped establish ECM, joining the firm at inception in 2002.
  • Previously worked in the Prime Brokerage area at Goldman, Sachs & Co., where he was responsible for developing, selling, and managing funding and financing products to offer to hedge funds. 
  • Within Prime Brokerage, worked closely with the risk management group responsible for determining the appropriate amount of leverage to extend to hedge funds from both a regulatory and risk-based perspective.
  • Also employed in the Asset Management Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co. as a member of the Quantitative Research group.
  • Previously served as Head Trader at AQR Capital Management, a multi-strategy quantitative investment manager. 
  • At AQR, assisted in risk management and strategy research, providing extensive modeling and analysis of strategy and fund-level volatilities and correlations.

Education:

BS in Economics, Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Affiliations:

Member of the Board of Advisors of Northwestern University's School of Education and Social Policy
CFA Charterholder 
CFA Institute member
CFA Society of Chicago


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