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We are building a world-class team of researchers, technologists, and investment professionals.

If you are interested in joining the Sparkline team, we would love to hear from you

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Founder & Chief Investment Officer
Kai Wu
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Kai Wu is the founder and Chief Investment Officer of Sparkline Capital, an investment management firm applying state-of-the-art machine learning and computing to uncover alpha in large, unstructured data sets.

Prior to Sparkline, Kai co-founded and co-managed Kaleidoscope Capital, a quantitative hedge fund in Boston. With one other partner, he grew Kaleidoscope to $350 million in assets from institutional investors. Kai jointly managed all aspects of the company, including technology, investments, operations, trading, investor relations, and recruiting.

Previously, Kai worked at GMO, where he was a member of Jeremy Grantham’s $40 billion asset allocation team. He also worked closely with the firm's equity and macro investment teams in Boston, San Francisco, London, and Sydney.

Kai graduated from Harvard College Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa.

Sam Wilderman
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Sam Wilderman is an advisor to Sparkline Capital, assisting on all aspects of the investment process and organization.

Sam worked at GMO for 20 years, serving numerous investment and management roles including co-leading the Global Equity and Asset Allocation teams.

Sam graduated from Yale University magna cum laude with a degree in economics.

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