Co-President, COO, Partner
Michael Liberman is BlueMountain’s Co-President and Chief Operating Officer. He has led the development of the Firm’s Technology, Quant and Operational platforms and now oversees a number of BlueMountain’s business areas. Mr. Liberman is the Chairperson of the Firm’s Valuation Committee, and a member of the Management, Risk, and Hiring Committees. From 2012 through 2015 he was recognized by the Institutional Investor’s Trading Technology 40, an annual ranking of the field’s top innovators and visionaries. Prior to joining BlueMountain in 2004, he was a Managing Director and Head of Global Interest Rate Strats at Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for the quantitative strategies and systems for trading and risk management. Prior to Goldman, Mr. Liberman was at J.P. Morgan where he was most recently Head of Global Rates Derivatives Technology, and was a lead developer of derivatives risk management systems. Earlier in his career, Mr. Liberman developed database and telecommunication software in Silicon Valley. Mr. Liberman holds a B.A. with the highest honors in Mathematics and an M.A. in Mathematics from Brandeis University. Mr. Liberman also continued his graduate studies in Mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley.