Better Investment Outcomes through Human-Machine Collaboration
Charles holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of Texas, McCombs School of Business.
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Prior to entering venture capital investments, Chris was as a senior member of the investment research and analysis team at Benchmark Plus Management. He was also the head execution trader of futures, options and OTC based trades for the Benchmark Funds.
Chris is currently a trustee and Vice President of the Charles Wright Academy Endowment Committee, serving on the board since March 2017. He co-founded the Northwest Hedge Fund Society (now the Seattle Alternative Investment Association) in 2004, and is Co-head of the executive board of the Seattle CAIA chapter that launched in 2017.
Artemiza has taught courses in finance, economics and statistics at the University of Washington and the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
She holds a PhD in Finance from the University of Washington, and an MSc and BSc(Hons) in Mathematics from the University of Auckland. Her academic research focused on asset pricing and portfolio optimization. She has published in prestigious academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Portfolio Management, and Management Science.
Artemiza also serves on the Board of Directors for the Pan-American Para Taekwondo Union.
Paul was the Director of Product Management at Financial Engines, where he was responsible for developing the product roadmap of industry changing investment management and 401(k) retirement advisory services for employees of large corporations. Since his time at Financial Engines, Paul has led product teams at Pandora Media, LiquidSpace, Booxby, Gigster, EarnUp, and most recently at Mystery.org.
Paul is passionate about the outdoors, mentoring young people in STEM curriculum and coaching tennis. He has a BA in Economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara.