Our Leadership

Zhou XinChief Executive Officer

Dr. Zhou is the Founder, Managing Principal, and Chief Executive Officer at XY Investments. Dr. Zhou oversees the research, portfolio management and trading associated with all strategies in the firm. Prior to founding XY Investments, she worked in the cross-strategy group at Barclays Global Investors for six years where she was one of the five core members in developing and managing quantitative equity research strategies for all markets. Together with her colleagues, including Dr. Richard Sloan and Dr. Gerry Garvey, their alpha research models were well used in the U.S., Europe, Japan, Canada, Greater China, Pan-Asia, Australia with total AUM over USD 180 billion.

In addition to her industry experience, Dr. Zhou also taught MBA classes at UC Berkeley HAAS School of Business, published articles in top journals including the Journal of Corporate Finance, and received the Best Teaching Award for her excellent teaching at Tulane University. Dr. Zhou is a frequent speaker at various academic conferences including European Financial Management Annual Conference, American Accounting Association Annual Conference and American Finance Association Annual Conference. Dr. Zhou earned a B.A. in Economics from Wuhan University and a Ph.D. in Accounting and Finance from Tulane University.

Tang TaoChief Investment Officer

Dr. Tang is the Chief Investment Officer of XY Investment. Dr. Tang oversees all investment strategies and leads the Beta timing strategies research at XY research.

Dr. Tang earned a Ph.D. in Finance from University of Chicago. He is the winner of the Thousand Talents Program of 2015. Dr. Tang Worked as the Chief Asset Allocation Officer in Minsheng Insurance and Minsheng Tonghui Asset Management Company, conducted leading research in index futures and currency team at BGI (Barclays Global Investors) and AQR(Applied Quantitative Research), and worked at Credit Suisse NY Headquarters, Goldman Sachs NY Headquarters and London office.

In addition to his industry experience, Dr. Tang also taught MBA classes at UC Berkeley HAAS School of Business and published papers in top tiered Finance journals.

Yue HengChief Risk Officer

Dr. Yue was a professor of Accounting and chair of Accounting department in Guanghua School of Management, Peking University.

Dr. Yue won the awards of China National Funds for Distinguished Young Scientists, New Century Excellent Talents in University, ICBC Economic Scholar, etc. His research papers have been published in Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Accounting Studies, Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of Corporate Finance, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Business, Finance and Accounting, Journal of Comparative Economics, Management World and other top international journals.

Dr. Yue was recommended for admission into the Department of Economics and Management, Peking University and received a B.A. in Management in 1997. Dr. Yue also studied in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Tulane University, where he earned a Ph.D. in Accounting in 2004.

Publications and Awards: http://www.gsm.pku.edu.cn/faculty/yueheng.html