As Managing Director of Quantitative Programs for Guzman Energy, Brian leads research efforts, evaluates market conditions and develops trading strategies. In addition, he and his team manage risk assessment of trading portfolios and implement ETRM (Enterprise Trading and Risk Management) systems. Prior to joining Guzman Energy, he was the VP of Quant Research for Guzman & Company, where he managed quantitative strategies, indexing research and portfolio optimization. Earlier in his career Brian worked as a Project Manager, at EWinfo Network Tech Co., a position in which he developed enterprise applications for complex business systems. Brian holds M.S. degrees from Columbia University (Financial Engineering) and Michigan State University (Electrical Engineering) from as well as Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (B.S. in Automation). He today resides in South Florida with his wife and children.