Mr. Zhang is a Principal in the Quantitative Research Group within Ares Global Client Solutions. Prior to joining Ares in 2021, Mr. Zhang was a Vice President in Landmark Partners' Quantitative Research Group, where he managed the development and delivery of proprietary software. Previously, he was Head of Development with Ambit BancWare at FIS. Mr. Zhang holds an M.B.A. in Finance and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts and a Ph.D. from the University of Rhode Island in Oceanography.