Risk Management/Quant

Yang Xu, CFA, FRM

Vice President, Senior Quantitative Analyst

Yang Xu is a member of the Quantitative Investments team, with responsibilities that include conducting quantitative research, building systematic models, and providing quantitative solutions to the firm’s investment teams. Prior to joining Calamos in 2021, Yang served as a quantitative analyst at Allstate Investment and has over 10 years of industry experience. Previously, he held the role of senior quantitative strategist at LJM Funds and quantitative analyst at Kottke Associates. He currently is pursuing a Ph.D. in Finance at Illinois Institute of Technology and published several journal papers during his Ph.D. training in engineering at Old Dominion University. He received an MS in Financial Mathematics from the University of Chicago, and a BS in Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China.