MD, Head of Business Development, Leucadia Asset Management
Simon is Managing Director and Head of Business Development for Leucadia Asset Management LLC, an affiliated investment adviser which provides support to the Strategic Investments Division of Jefferies Investment Advisers, LLC. This division of Jefferies currently offers several systematic alternative asset management products (hedge funds). Prior to joining Jefferies in March 2011 Simon was MD and Co-Portfolio Manager for the Schonfeld Group, a billion dollar family office, where he selected and allocated capital to investment managers with a focus on quantitative investment methodologies. He held a similar position at Hite Capital, from 2004 to 2008 when he left to join the Schonfeld Group. Simon was a partner at Vector Capital from 1997 to 2004. Vector operated a statistical arbitrage hedge fund and an algorithmic agency broker dealer. In 2003 Vector sold its BD to the Bank of America and wound down its hedge fund operation. From 1984 until joining Vector in 1997 Simon held a variety of positions within the financial services industry. He is a graduate of Syracuse University.