Bill Yeskel is the Deputy COO of Zentific Investment Management, a Hong Kong-based equity quant boutique. Prior to Zentific, Bill was a member of the Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets Equity Group within BlackRock’s Scientific Active Equity team. Before the buy-side, Bill was an executive at Credit Suisse where his last position was Asia head of HOLT, a financial analytics software company acquired by Credit Suisse. Bill remains active in the software industry, co-founding a big data company after BlackRock and advising other data companies. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from Bard College in Religious Studies and a Master of Theological Studies from Harvard University.