Board of Trustees

Xiru Zhang, MA’90, PhD’91, P’22

Xiru Zhang

Elected April 2020

Dr. Xiru Zhang is the founder of Double Q Investments. Previously, Dr. Zhang was Chief Investment Officer at AlphaSimplex Group, an asset management company based in Cambridge Massachusetts. Prior to joining AlphaSimplex in 2009, Dr. Zhang was chief investment officer and one of three principals at PHZ Capital Partners, a hedge fund where he served for 14 years. Previously, Dr. Zhang was a senior research scientist, working alongside David Waltz, at Thinking Machines Corporation, an artificial intelligence company.

He received is MA and PhD from Brandeis in 1990 and 1991 respectively. His son, Zachary, is a member of the Brandeis Class of 2022.