Michael Thornton, CFA, CAIA

Managing Director

Mr. Thornton is a Managing Director of Octant Quantitative Investment Management LLC. Mr. Thornton has nearly 20 years of algorithm development and alternative investment experience. Prior to Octant, Mr. Thornton worked for an investment consulting firm advising institutional clients on alternative investments.

Mr. Thornton also worked for Credit Suisse in their Alternative Investments Division, the University Venture Fund and the Utah Fund of Funds.

Mr. Thornton holds a B.A. in Finance from the University of Utah, graduating cum laude as a Research Scholar, with both University and Departmental Honors. Mr. Thornton holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations and is conversant in German. Mr. Thornton has passed the Series 65 exam.