Cambrian applies a data and software-driven approach to investment management. From 2018, our goal is to earn our investors exceptional, uncorrelated absolute returns from exposure to digital assets while limiting downside risks. Our approach is honed on a proprietary data store of over 100 billion market data points and uses automated trade execution algorithms to manage risk 24/7/365.
Cambrian's team is comprised of portfolio and investment management professionals with strong fiduciary experience and a research and development team with extensive scientific and technical experience.
Tony has over 30 years of financial sector experience, including eight years as a senior member of globally recognized systematic investment firms. He began his career in investment banking in London and New York for UBS and Goldman Sachs, leaving to be CFO of a tech company in Lisbon, Portugal. He was CEO of Winton Capital (one of the largest systematic hedge funds) in London, and Head of Marketing and Investor Relations at Passport Capital. Mr. Fenner-Leitao holds an MBA (with Honors) from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business, and a B.A. from Durham University. Tony lives in San Francisco with his spouse and three boys. When he has spare time, Tony’s major focus is completing a second B.A. degree in History.
Martin has 25 years of technology sector experience, including seven years of long/short portfolio management experience as a tech equities investor. He began his career as a member of the tech banking group at Morgan Stanley and was a senior executive of CNET Networks (acquired by CBS for $1.8B) and Meebo (acquired by Google for $100M). Martin holds a Bachelor of Commerce (First Class Honors) from Queen’s University, Canada. Martin lives in Marin County with his spouse, two children, and two dogs and enjoys trail running in his spare time.
Jay has 16 years of portfolio management experience, with 10 years at two of the world’s most successful hedge funds. Before leaving to manage his own capital, Jay created and managed a successful ~$1 billion systematic, model-driven, market-neutral portfolio at Millennium Management. Prior to joining Millennium, Jay headed the first real estate equities strategy at Zimmer Lucas Partners. Jay holds a B.A. in Economics, with honors, from Columbia University and is a CFA Charterholder. Jay lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his spouse and two children, frequently enjoys hiking the local trails with his family and (infrequently) enjoys exploring the local golf courses.
Daniel was a Jefferson Scholar at the University of Virginia (B.S. in Chemical Engineering) who went on to do graduate work in computational modeling of biophysical systems at UC Berkeley (PhD in Bioengineering). Over the following 20 years he has led engineering teams at multiple venture-backed startups and developed a wide technical background including data engineering at scale, natural language processing, and n-tier systems architecture. Daniel lives in Marin County with his spouse, two children, and dog where he relishes the outdoors and competitive tennis.
Joe has over 14 years of accounting and operations experience in the alternative investment industry. He began his career at Rothstein Kass (acquired by KPMG), and has since held roles at an outsourced CFO firm and as an Executive Director in fund administration. Joe holds a B.A. in Business Economics with Accounting Emphasis from the University of California, Santa Barbara. He lives in the small one-stoplight town of Meadow Vista with his spouse, two children, and two dogs. In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with his family outdoors in the Sierra Foothills.
Chloe received her Master of Science in Computer Science from Northeastern University following her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Yale University. Chloe lives in New Haven, CT where she enjoys hiking and quilting in her spare time.
Cambrian's R&D team is comprised of individuals with experience in technology, trading, and scientific research and development. Academic backgrounds range from analytical finance, masters programs in data analytics, graduate studies in financial mathematics, and PhD in engineering.
Cambrian’s investors include founders or principals from notable
quantitative, hedge fund, venture capital, and technology firms.
Co-founder, First Round Capital; Co-founder RenaissanceTechnologies
Partner, First Round Capital
former Managing Partner, Standard Pacific Capital
Co-founder, MongoDB; Co-founder, Business Insider; Co-founder, Gilt Groupe
former Principal, Warburg Pincus
General Partner, IVP
former Head of Strategy, Microsoft
Co-founder, Braintrust; Co-founder Cambrian Asset Management
former President, Visium; former MD, SAC Capital
former Head of Market Structure, DRW; former CEO, RGM Advisors
former Head of Finance, Pinterest
Family office of the founding family of Franklin Templeton Investments
Former Asia Head of Equity Derivatives Trading, UBS
former Global Head of Fixed Income Trading & Quant Research, BNP Paribas