Cameron Hight

Cameron Hight

Formal First Name

Cameron Hight is the Founder and CEO of Alpha Theory, the go-to technology tool for investment teams looking to minimize alpha leakage in the investment process. Cameron is a bonafide expert in the field of decision making and portfolio management, and is a former Wall Street sell-side analyst and long/short equity hedge fund analyst. Prior to founding and developing Alpha Theory, he was an equity research analyst for 10 years, covering primarily technology companies and supporting over $20B in transactions for firms such as Lehman Brothers, CIBC, and Credit Suisse before joining Afton Capital Management, a $200M long-short equity hedge fund. Today, Cameron spends his time deepening his knowledge on important topics in behavioral finance, decision sciences, and portfolio management. In addition to his corporate responsibilities, he currently sits on the board of the UNC-Chapel Hill Business School Investment Fund.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Cameron acts as a thought leader to investment managers striving to utilize investment process "best practices."

  • He shares his knowledge through direct communication at conferences and seminars, on TV and radio, and through written word.

  • He was one of the youngest ever to receive the Chartered Financial Analyst designation in 1999.

  • At Lehman Brothers, he was an equity research analyst in the Storage and Internet Infrastructure Group.

  • At CIBC, he worked in the Israeli and Security Software, Enterprise Software, and Internet Infrastructure groups.