Faculty Profile

Dr. Jonathan Kaufman

AFFILIATE ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF QUANTITATIVE FINANCE & FINANCIAL ENGINEERING
Building: Babbio 303A
Email: jonathan.kaufman@stevens.edu
School:  School of Systems & Enterprises / Howe School of Technology Management
Program:  Financial Engineering
General Information
Dr Jonathan Kaufman has more than 25 years of experience investing in various securities and other markets.  Prior to graduate School, Dr. Kaufman was an account executive at Johnston, Lemon and Co., stock brokers in Washington, D.C.  From 1990 to 1994, Dr. Kaufman was a corporate tax attorney with the New York law office of Cravath, Swaine and Moore.  Dr. Kaufman re-entered the financial services industry in 1994 with Salomon Brothers/Citigroup, where he subsequently became Head of North American Capital Structuring for Salomon Brothers/Citigroup in New York and a Managing Director, and member of the Global Senior Management Committee of Global Capital Structuring.  In April 2003,  Dr. Kaufman left Salomon Brothers/Citigroup to pursue private investment management service opportunities in the financial services industry.  Since that time he has been the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Kaufman Global Capital Advisors, and a Partner in Olympus Capital Management, both hedge fund and capital advisory firms.


Dr. Kaufman was awarded a Ph.D. in Economics from the Department of Economics at the University of Chicago, as well as a Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of Chicago Law School.  Dr. Kaufman was awarded Bachelor of Arts Degrees in Biology and History from Brown University.