Ted Wang is CIO of Puissance Capital and brings with him 18 years of global equities trading and investing experience. Mr. Wang was a Partner of Goldman, Sachs & Co and during his 18-year tenure at the firm he held many leadership positions, mostly recently as Co-Head of US Equities Trading and Global Co-Head of One Delta Trading and a member of the Goldman Sachs Risk Committee. At his retirement, he was the most senior Chinese partner at the firm and was deeply involved in the firm’s strategy in China, where he developed extensive relationships with government officials, corporate and investing clients.
Mr. Wang has distinguished himself throughout his career at Goldman Sachs for successfully navigating many volatile markets. He also gained extensive operational expertise while managing various Goldman trading businesses globally, including operations, technology, credit and legal and compliance. Mr. Wang joined Goldman Sachs in 1996, was named Managing Director in 2002, and Partner in 2006.
Prior to joining Goldman, Mr. Wang co-founded Xeotron Corp., a company specializing in DNA biochips in Texas. He holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Minnesota, an MBA from the University of Texas, Austin, and a BS from Fudan University, China. He is co-chair of the board of trustees of the Museum of Chinese in America, a trustee of the China Institute, the Dunhuang Foundation, the Spence School, and a member of Committee of 100.
Anna-Marie Wascher is the founder and CEO of Flat World Partners, a global investment firm launched in 2015. Flat World builds customized investment portfolios focused on sustainability and impact investments that deliver a competitive market return. She has worked as a member of investment teams for several family offices and investment firms in the US and Europe with over ten years’ experience evaluating investment opportunities in venture and hedge funds. She is a venture partner to Aera, a venture fund investing in high growth early stage ventures defined by both purpose and profit, and an advisor for NYU Summer Launchpad for graduating student entrepreneurs and an advisor to TechStars Food to Fork Incubator.
Anna-Marie started her career with Accenture as a financial consultant in their London investment banking practice as well as supported Accenture’s socially responsible business arm. In 2009 Anna-Marie left Accenture to co-found Malaika For Life, a non-profit based in Tanzania focused on women’s development and malaria. Previously she also served as a Director at Cantor Fitzgerald. She has an MBA in corporate finance from Boston College, graduating with honors and an BA in finance with honors from University of Miami.
She recently co-founded YvesBlue, a data analytics and reporting platform providing better transparency and analysis of ESG and impact of your portfolio.
Robert Wedeking, chief investment officer at Geller Family Office Services, sets the strategic direction that guides all investment planning and management decisions for clients. He is responsible for all investment matters including asset allocation, risk management and the selection and monitoring of investment managers. He chairs the firm’s investment committee as well as the investment advisory committee.
He brings extensive experience investing in a wide variety of hedge fund, private equity and traditional investment vehicles, and has deep expertise in the areas of asset allocation, portfolio structuring, manager due diligence and risk management.
Prior to joining Geller & Company, he worked at Caxton Associates LP for more than 21 years serving as director for alternative investments and as portfolio manager for a $1.1 billion, multi-strategy fund-of-funds. He was also responsible for sourcing and evaluating a broad spectrum of investment opportunities and creating customized portfolios across all asset classes.
Wedeking received a BA in accounting and finance from Hartwick College and is a CFA® Charterholder. He is a member of the Economic Club of New York and the New York Society of Security Analysts. He is an active member of the investment committee at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C. and serves on the investment committee of the Princeton Healthcare System in Princeton, NJ.
Heath Weisberg is General Counsel of CAM Capital, a private investment firm established by Bruce Kovner following his retirement from Caxton Associates. Mr. Weisberg is responsible for all of the firm’s legal, regulatory, and compliance matters. Prior to joining CAM Capital, he was General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of Jacobs Levy Equity Management, a quantitative investment management firm focused on U.S. equities, and Assistant General Counsel of D.B. Zwirn & Co., a multistrategy hedge fund firm. He began his career as an attorney in Simpson Thacher & Bartlett’s private fund and mergers and acquisitions practices.
Mr. Weisberg also serves on the board of directors of the Private Investor Coalition, the leading education and advocacy organization for issues affecting private investors, including single family offices.
Mr. Weisberg earned his J.D. from New York University School of Law and his B.A., cum laude, from the University of Pennsylvania. He is admitted to practice in New York and New Jersey.