Joseph Francis Scoby

Head of Systematic Investing at Magnetar Financial LLC

Joseph Francis Scoby

Joseph Francis Scoby

Head of Systematic Investing at Magnetar Financial LLC

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Achievement Asset Management LLC
UBS O'Connor LLC

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2107

Number of Boards

10

Birthday

1966

Age

54

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Head of Energy at Magnetar Financial LLC

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Principal & Global Head of Alternative Credit at Magnetar Financial LLC

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Co-Founder at Magnetar Financial LLC

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Chief Executive Officer at Magnetar Capital Partners LP

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Co-Founder at PEAK6 Investments LP

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Founder at 32 Advisors

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Member, Board of Directors at Civic Consulting Alliance

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Chairman/Vice President at Patrick G. & Shirley W. Ryan Foundation

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Partner at KPMG LLP

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Director at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital Foundation

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Joseph Francis Scoby
Head of Systematic Investing at Magnetar Financial LLC
Education
Master of Arts with Honors
Class of 1987

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Penn considers itself the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, as well as the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies.

Bachelor's Degree with Honors
Class of 1987

The Wharton School is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Wharton was the world’s first collegiate business school and the first business school in the United States. It was established in 1881 through a donation of Joseph Wharton.

Career History
Head of Systematic Investing
2016 - Current

Magnetar Financial implements a variety of different strategies in managing private investment funds and separately managed accounts (SMAs) which designed to achieve attractive risk-adjusted rates of return. Some of the funds and SMAs employ a multi-strategy approach, utilizing a wide range of strategies across a range of geographies, while others focus on one or just a few strategies. It may hold both long and short positions in a broad range of securities, derivatives, and other assets. In executing their investment strategies, the funds and SMAs may enter into joint venture or co-investment arrangements, participate in pooled investment vehicles, invest with affiliated or unaffiliated advisors or managers, or make direct investments in operating entities. Magnetar Financial may use leverage in the investing activities and may engage in short selling. The firm's main investment strategies are divided into the following categories: relative-value, event-driven, directional, hybrid and other investment strategies.

Head of Systematic Investing
2016 - Current

Magnetar Capital invests across equity and credit, in both public and private transactions. The firm seeks to deliver consistent, long-term risk-adjusted returns by investing in and across alternative asset classes.

Chief Executive Officer, Peak6 Advisors
Current

PEAK6 Group LLC engages in the provision of financial services. It offers apex clearing, capital management, sports, and strategic capital. The company was founded by Matthew Nels Hulsizer and Jennifer Just Makowiec in 1997 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Boards & Committees
Director
Current

Founded in 1987 as the Children’s Memorial Foundation, today the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Foundation is a charitable 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, through which all gifts benefit Lurie Children’s.

Member, Board of Directors
Current

Accelerate Institute is an organization devoted to the betterment of urban children through education.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, formerly Children’s Memorial Hospital, provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 130 year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Learn more about our family-centered approach to care.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$25K - $50K
2015

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago offers exhibitions of art. The MCA documents contemporary visual culture through painting, sculpture, photography, video and film, and performance. Its programs include Dance, Live Art, Music, Screenings, Theater and Workshops. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

$250 - $499
2012

THE FOUNDATION PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR CADDIES AND PROMOTES THE SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL WELFARE OF RECIPIENTS.

$250 - $499
2011

THE FOUNDATION PROVIDES SCHOLARSHIPS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR CADDIES AND PROMOTES THE SOCIAL AND EDUCATIONAL WELFARE OF RECIPIENTS.

Political Donations
$10K
2013

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is the Republican Hill committee which works to elect Republicans to the United States House of Representatives. The NRCC was formed in 1866, when the Republican caucuses of the House and Senate formed a "Congressional Committee". It supports the election of Republicans to the House through direct financial contributions to candidates and Republican Party organizations; technical and research assistance to Republican candidates and Party organizations; voter registration, education and turnout programs; and other Party-building activities.

$2,400
2010

Former Senator from Illinois

$2,400
2010

Former Representative from Illinois's 10th Congressional District

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PEAK6 Performance Fund Ltd. raised money in a private placement transaction

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PEAK6 Performance Fund LLC raised money in a private placement transaction

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