Dr. Yong Li is a partner at Investwide Capital LLC , a private investment partnership focusing on China related private equity investments . Dr. Yong Li is also Managing Director in charge of risk management at a top ranked fixed income hedge fund located in downtown New York .
Prior to joining the Midway Group , Dr. Li was a senior risk manager at the Lehman Brothers Inc . and ran a risk management group for five years with key responsibilities for the global credit businesses . Before that , he was a risk manager for three years at the Credit Lyonnais Americas covering market risk for the fixed income and equities businesses .
Dr. Li spent two years as a quantitative analysis at Sanwa Financial Products , the derivative subsidiary of Sanwa Bank , building interest rate and currency derivative pricing models and structuring tools . He also worked over one year at the AT&T Bell Labs doing data analysis and statistical modeling .
Dr. Li served as Director of the Global Association of Risk Professionals for three years from 1997 to 2000 and was responsible for the Financial Risk Manager’s Certification Program for the first three years from 1997 to 2000 .
Dr. Li holds a Ph .D . with a research focus in Operations Research and M .S . in Applied Mathematics , both from the Pennsylvania State University , University Park , PA , USA .