Our Leadership

Our Leadership

Igor Tsukerman : President / Chief Investment Officer

Igor Tsukerman

President / Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Tsukerman co-founded Passed Pawn Advisors in 2015. Prior to that, he spent seven years of his 18 year career at Bank of America Merrill Lynch as head of Emerging Markets Fixed Income Quantitative Development and as Rates Quantitative Analyst. Previously, Mr. Tsukerman headed a proprietary equity trading technology team at JP Morgan Chase. He also held leadership roles in two startup technology companies, as well as various positions throughout the financial services industry.

Mr. Tsukerman received a Masters of Financial Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Cornell University. He holds a CQF designation and is also a contributor to Seeking Alpha.

Yair Krauze : Chief Information Officer

Yair Krauze

Chief Information Officer

Mr. Krauze has a life-long passion for technology and problem solving. Mr. Krauze co-founded Passed Pawn Advisors in 2015. Prior to that, he spent 20 years in various technology management roles at JP Morgan Chase. He also worked at a financial trading platform startup. Mr. Krauze's expertise includes information architecture and design and delivery of trading systems.

Mr. Krauze received a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Binghamton University.