About the Author
Grant Jaffarian is the CEO and founder of AlphaTerra, LLC, which helps identify top emerging manager talent for sophisticated investors as well as prepares managers for institutional money management. Prior to AlphaTerra, Jaffarian served as CIO at Efficient Capital Management, LLC, where he ran the firm’s manager search, due diligence and allocation processes while overseeing IT and Risk and serving on the Executive Management team. Prior to joining Efficient in April 2004, Jaffarian founded Petra Intraday Trading Systems, an emerging high frequency commodity-trading advisor. His career in the alternative investments field began in 2001 as a trader and researcher at Analytic Investment Management NV of Mechelen, Belgium. Jaffarian maintains a Series 3 license and an MBA from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business with Management and Economics focuses. Additionally, Jaffarian holds a double B.A. in English and Economics from Wheaton College, IL. Grant can be reached at:firstname.lastname@example.org.