Peter F. Borish
Peter F. Borish
Chairman and CEO, Computer Trading Corporation and Strategy Consultant for CIBC
Peter Borish is Chairman and CEO of Computer Trading Corporation, and Strategy Consultant for CIBC (a Canadian multinational banking and financial services corporation.) Borish also serves as a member of the Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).
In addition to his hedge fund business, Borish has been an angel investor in startup technology companies including Majestic Research, Skillr.com, Charitybuzz. and OneChicago. He is an independent director on RMB Funds, where he is audit committee certified. Additionally, he mentors young entrepreneurs as an advisor to Montageventures.com and Amity.vc.
Borish is a seasoned Wall Street veteran and was a founding partner of Tudor Investment Corporation where he was Director of Research for 10 years. As a philanthropist, Borish is a founding member, with Paul Jones and Glenn Dubin, of the Board of Directors of the Robin Hood Foundation which funds New York City educational projects for disadvantaged children. He also is a founding board member of Math for America, an nonprofit led by Jim Simons, founder of Renaissance Technologies, a quantitative hedge fund. Math for America seeks to improve mathematical education in U.S. public schools.
The triangle of hedge fund, early stage technology and nonprofits has uniquely positioned Borish to track the spectrum of opportunities across the investment universe. As such, he regularly appears on Bloomberg, Yahoo and CNBC, to name a few.
Borish has been an IFM Trustee since 1991. He served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees from March 1992 to March 1998, and again from March 2004 to March 2014.