LJM's Founder and Chairman is Anthony J. Caine. After graduating with degrees in Economics and Mathematics from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1979, Mr. Caine spent the first 16 years of his professional career in the computer and software industries, including employment at Hewlett-Packard, Apple Computer and Trilogy Development Company. In 1990, Mr. Caine founded Spyglass, Inc. where he served as Spyglass' first President and CEO. In 1995 Spyglass, Inc. was IPO'd and traded from June 1995 through March 2000 on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange. In March 2000 Spyglass, Inc. was acquired by OpenTV (OPTV) in a $2.5 billion stock exchange transaction.
Since retiring from the software industry in November 1995, Mr. Caine has traded options and managed options accounts on a full-time basis. Mr. Caine also dedicates a significant amount of time to charitable causes including serving on the Board of Directors for Summit 54 and Rocky Mountain Prep, a Denver based charter grade school.
Mr. Caine is registered with the CFTC as an AP and principal of LJM and possesses his FINRA Series 3 license.
LJM's President is J. Scott Sykora. Mr. Sykora is 55 years old and is responsible for all LJM operations including financial reporting, regulatory compliance, marketing/advertising and new retail sales. Scott joined LJM in February 2006 after seven years with Deloitte Consulting Product Services LLC where he acted as Portfolio Director. Prior to Deloitte Mr. Sykora worked at the Hewlett-Packard Company in the global system integrator alliances organization. From 1989-1995 Mr. Sykora worked at his family's business, Floralife, Inc., where he acted as President and COO prior to its sale to the Rohm and Haas Company. From 1979-1989 he worked in the Computer Sales Group of the Hewlett-Packard Company. Mr. Sykora has a bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics from Miami University of Ohio and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
Mr. Sykora is registered with the CFTC as an AP and principal of LJM and possesses his FINRA Series 3 license.
Anish Parvataneni, CFA is the Chief Portfolio Manager at LJM. Mr. Parvataneni is responsible for making day to day trading decisions within the LJM trading strategies. Mr. Parvataneni also works on developing new strategies and products and modeling Mr. Parvataneni has over 15 years of industry experience including trading, developing quantitative models, and managing corporate portfolios at organizations such as Citadel and Jump Trading. Mr. Parvataneni has a Master in Science in Computational Finance from Carnegie Melon University, a Master in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in Lucknow, India and a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the Regional Engineering College in Bhopal, India. Mr. Parvataneni is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.
LJM's Chief Risk Officer is Arjuna Ariathurai. Mr. Ariathurai is in charge of developing and executing firm risk policy as well as evaluating and enhancing current trading strategies and developing new trading strategies. Mr. Ariathurai joined LJM in March of 2012 after seven years as an owner and partner of proprietary trading firm, XO Capital LLC. Mr. Ariathurai has 16 years of experience in the financial industry, working for UBS, the CME and as an entrepreneur. He has extensive experience in asset pricing, trading and risk management, technology and quantitative analysis. Mr. Ariathurai holds a bachelor's degree in Mathematics from Duke University and a Masters of Business Administration with concentrations in Analytic Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago as well as a Masters of Science in Computer Science from the University of Chicago.