Team Profile

Syl Yip

CO-FOUNDER, CEO

Experience:
Strategy, Trading Infrastructure, Corporate Finance,
Risk Management & Data Analysis

Education:
MBA, Stern Business School at New York University
BA in Economic and Statistics, UC Berkeley

Background

Syl was a Managing Director responsible for Product Strategy and Portfolio Analytics at the Fixed Income Division of INTL FCStone. Prior to INTL, Syl gained experience in Corporate Finance, Risk Management and Data Analysis working for major financial services firms such as Citi Alternative Investment and MSCI Barra.

Syl earned her MBA from New York University and BA in Economics & Statistics from University of California, Berkeley. She holds Series 7, 63, 65, 52 and 53 licenses, passed level I of CFA (Charter Financial Analyst), FRM (Financial Risk Manager) and CAIA (Charter Alternative Investment Analyst) exams.

To give back, Syl had served for eight years as the Treasurer and a Board member of Institution for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR), a Washington DC based leading think tank that focuses on advancing women’s status through social science research, policy analysis, and public education.