In 2007, Ari founded and managed Turning Wheel Capital, a hedge fund serving institutional investors and high net worth individuals. Turning Wheel's strategy focused on short-term quantitative trading. Prior to that, he was a portfolio manager for Manchester Trading, a fund managed by Victor Niederhoffer. Before his MBA studies prompted his move into investments, Ari was a musician and a professional poker player, and helped grow a software startup to a successful IPO. Mr. Siegel earned his MBA at Yale University, and his BA at New York University. He holds FINRA Series 3, 7 and 63 registrations.