Chad L. Cook


Chief Technology Officer

As Chief Technology Officer of AlphaSimplex, Mr. Cook manages the firm’s technology platforms with respect to portfolio management, investment research, operations, and trading. He has over 25 years of industry experience.

Mr. Cook joined AlphaSimplex in 2022. Prior to joining the firm, he was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Chief Information Security Officer at Bracebridge Capital. He has also held the CTO role at Lime Brokerage and startup technology companies. Mr. Cook has been published worldwide on technology and security topics and has spoken on these topics at venues including NATO, the United Nations, and the SEC.

Mr. Cook earned a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross in Psychology and Sociology, with a concentration in Computer Science.