Jerry Zhou has almost two decades of experience in quantitative research. Since joining Laurion, Jerry has been working on developing quantitative strategies (both fundamental and technical) and quant-informed discretionary strategies. Jerry was the Co-Head of LCM Shanghai Investment Consulting Co, Ltd and the Shanghai based quantitative equity research team. Jerry received a B.S. in Biological Sciences from Tsinghua University in 2004 and was member of a research effort which experimentally determined and published the world’s first crystal structure of SARS-COV main protease in 2003. Later Jerry studied in Prof. Christopher T. Walsh’s research group and received a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology from Harvard University in 2008. During his academic study, Jerry authored nine research articles which were published in international journals.
Jonathan Grau has over 10 years of experience managing, researching, and trading index products across asset classes. In his time at Laurion, Jonathan’s primary focus has been developing and managing corporate credit strategies. Prior to joining Laurion in 2016, he was the Founder of Nine Arrows where he developed iOS apps. Jonathan began his career at Goldman Sachs where he was a Vice President and traded ETFs within Goldman’s quantitative trading group before moving to their macro credit business. Jonathan graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics.