Julio Cacho Diaz, Ph.D. (Founding Partner)
Julio is founder and Chief Investment Officer of Quantor Capital. Julio has more than 15 years of combined professional and academic experience in financial statistical research, optimal investment portfolio asset allocation, and investment risk management. Previously, Julio was a director of risk and performance at Ziff Brothers Investments, a private investment firm based in New York City. At Ziff, Julio developed investment and hedging strategies as a quantitative researcher, and implemented risk management strategies. Julio holds a masters in finance and doctor of philosophy (P.h.D.) in finance & economics from Princeton University. He received a B.SC. in Actuarial Science and M.A. in economics with the highest honors from ITAM University in Mexico City. Julio is currently a faculty member at Rice University and has taught at Princeton University, ITAM, and Swiss Finance Institute. Julio has also been seminar speaker at top universities and financial institutions. Julio won the 2005 Citi-Banamex research in economics prize and has published articles about optimal portfolio selection in peer-reviewed academic journals.