Gordy is Chairman and a founding member of the Fund’s investment team. He was previously: CEO of Overland Advisors, a multi-asset relative value hedge fund; Head of Financial Products for Wells Fargo; and a partner and portfolio manager at Farallon Fixed Income. Gordy started his financial career at O’Connor & Associates in Chicago. He earned a B.S. from MIT and a J.D. from Stanford.
James is the Chief Investment Officer and a founding member of the Fund’s investment team. James has 15 years of investment experience spanning numerous asset classes. Previously he was Head of Global Convertible Arbitrage at Overland Advisors and led various initiatives at Wells Fargo as part of both the equity derivatives and the proprietary investment trading desks. He earned a B.S & B.A from Stanford.
Luke is Chief Data Scientist at Big Data Developer which provides exclusive and proprietary data to the BrightForge Investment Team. He has been a pioneer in Big Data analysis. Prior to BrightForge, Luke co-founded Greenplum, (now part of EMC), worked at Northrop Corporation and HPTi. He holds five patents in parallel databases and one pending in post-quantum cryptography. He earned a B.E. from Vanderbilt and an M.S. from Stanford.