Rahim EsmailzadehHead of Portfolio Analytics at Magnetar Capital LLC
Rahim Esmailzadeh, PhD is currently the Head of Portfolio Analytics for Magnetar Capital LLC, a hedge fund in Evanston, Illinois. Rahim began his career in 1991 with Morgan Stanley & Co. as the Vice President and Global Head of Quantitative Research. In 1996, he joined NatWest Markets as Managing Director and the Global Head of Equities Technology and Quantitative Research. In 1998, upon the sale of NatWest's Equity business to Deutsche Bank, he became the Managing Director/Head of Quantitative Strategies Group for Deutsche Bank in New York. In 2001, he joined Citadel Investment Group in Chicago as the Head of Equities Quantitative Research. Later he joined Barclays Global Investors, one of the largest asset managers in the world, as the Chief Knowledge Officer. Mr. Esmailzadeh received a B.S. in Physics from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1984, and a Ph.D. in Physics from Stanford University in 1989.