Joe is a quantitative researcher focused on analysis and model development for Racon Capital. Much of his career has been spent conducting research in this space, more recently as Director of Quantitative Research at a Chicago-based alternative investment firm where he oversaw risk management and the firm’s analytical systems. Before that, he analyzed commodity inventories and portfolio risk factors for large commodity firms. Joe has an MS in Financial Mathematics and MBA from University of Chicago. He also received a BS in Applied Mathematics from Washington University and completed a BA in Economics at UCLA.