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Tim Sargent, CFA - Managing Partner


Prior to co-founding Net Alpha Advisors LLC, Tim Sargent founded Quantitative Services Group LLC (QSG) in 2001 and served as its President and Chief Executive Officer. In 2011, Tim sold QSG to Markit Group Ltd, a leading global diversified provider of financial information services.  Tim stayed on at Markit to manage their Index division.  Before launching QSG, Mr. Sargent developed and managed Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette's (DLJ) global quantitative research and trading activities, a group responsible for helping clients build stock selection models and sophisticated electronic trading strategies. He began his career as a portfolio manager at the Northern Trust Company, and in the late 80's and early 90's, he helped to build the derivative research and trading businesses of Merrill Lynch and Salomon Brothers. He is a CFA charter holder and a founding board member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance.

Dan Bukowski - Managing Partner


Before co-founding Net Alpha Advisors LLC, Dan was President of Quantitative Services Group LLC (QSG). Upon the sale of QSG to Markit Group Ltd in 2011, Mr. Bukowski became a Managing Director at Markit where he oversaw their equities businesses.  Previously, Dan was the Chief Investment Officer for Global Equities at Citigroup Asset Management and Chairman of Travelers Investment Management Company.  In those roles he oversaw portfolio teams managing both domestic and foreign equity strategies at numerous locations around the globe. Dan started his career at Morgan Stanley Asset Management, moving onto leadership positions at IDS/American Express Financial Services and Zurich Kemper Investments. He is a founding board member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance and sits on boards for County Bancorp, Inc., Opinions 4 Good, Inc. and Digicopy, LLC. Dan has a B.A. in statistics and a M.B.A in finance from the University of Chicago where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Valedictorian, respectively.

Alex Lin, CFA, FRM - Director


Prior to joining Net Alpha Advisors LLC, Mr. Lin was a part of the energy desk at Transmarket Group in Chicago and the fuel oils desk at Mandara Capital in London. Alex started his career working alongside Tim and Dan at QSG and Markit, focusing on quantitative research and alpha signal generation. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biochemistry and Master’s Degree in Finance from Washington University in St Louis. He is a CFA charter holder and Certified FRM.

Alex Sargent, CFA - Director


Before joining Net Alpha Advisors LLC, Alex worked at Social Market Analytics (SMA), a fin-tech startup leveraging social media to create data feeds for the financial trading community. At SMA he managed projects in both business and product development while contributing to the company’s research effort. Mr. Sargent began his career as a member of the Capital Markets team at the private equity firm RockBridge Capital. Alex earned his B.S. in Finance from Miami University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. He is a CFA charter holder.  

Net Alpha Advisors LLC is an investment-consulting firm focused on designing and delivering actionable intelligence to the global financial industry.


We are leaders in the development of decision technologies that result in descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics for trading and security selection.


Our investment solutions achieve the complex goals of investors, 

brokers, risk managers and regulators.


We leverage an extensive network of industry partners to unite people, passion and purpose to create innovative solutions that respond to a rapidly evolving financial landscape.


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