Zack Ellison, CFA, CAIA, Managing General Partner & CIO, Applied Real Intelligence (A.R.I.)

Applied Real Intelligence (A.R.I.) is a Los Angeles-based venture debt manager that provides growth capital to the highest quality VC-backed companies in recession resistant sectors and underserved regions in North America. As Managing General Partner and CIO, Zack Ellison leads the firm’s management and investment activities, including sourcing, due diligence, structuring and execution, and portfolio management. Previously, Mr. Ellison worked in banking, bond trading, and fixed income investing roles at Scotia Bank, Deutsche Bank, and Sun Life, among others. He holds an MBA from Chicago Booth, MS in Risk Management from NYU Stern, CFA, and CAIA.