Mr. Jaffarian has extensive expertise across quantitative investment asset management. His career started in low latency dependent short term alpha strategy development before transitioning to asset deployment and multi-manager portfolio construction. For nearly a decade, Mr. Jaffarian allocated across the industry’s strongest quant managers while serving as Chief Investment at Efficient Capital. For the last ten years, he has been dedicated to alpha creation both in short term (intraday) strategy development all the way into longer term strategy deployment including his role as Portfolio Manager for the Advanced Trend Portfolio at Crabel Capital Management.
Mr. Jaffarian joined CCM in 2014 as part of its acquisition of AlphaTerra where he was the Founder and Chief Investment Officer. He began his career at Belgium-based Analytic Investment Management, a high turnover futures manager acquired by Robeco Bank. From there, he went on to found Petra Intraday, a short-term systematic investment manager, before joining Efficient. Mr. Jaffarian earned a bachelor’s degree from Wheaton College where he majored in English and holds an MBA with a concentration in economics from the University of Chicago.
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