Paul Tudor Jones II

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"Mr. Jones is founder, Co-Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and the controlling principal of Tudor Investment Corporation ("Tudor"). Tudor is part of the Tudor Group, a group of affiliated companies engaged in trading in the fixed income, equity, currency and commodity markets. Mr. Jones formed Tudor in 1980 and serves as its principal risk taker. Tudor is headquartered in Greenwich, Connecticut, manages approximately $10 billion, and employs approximately 370 individuals in its asset management business in the US, UK, Singapore, Australia and Spain.

"Mr. Jones professionally has served as Chairman of the New York Cotton Exchange (August 1992 - June 1995) and of the Financial Instrument Exchange. His philanthropic service includes founding and serving as Chairman of the Robin Hood Foundation, the Bedford Stuyvesant I Have A Dream program and the Excellence Charter School. He also served as Chairman of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and currently serves as Chairman of the Everglades Foundation.

"Mr. Jones is married to Sonia, with whom he has four children, and resides in Greenwich, CT. Mr. Jones graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in economics." [1]

"Advisory Board of the University of Virginia’s Contemplative Sciences Center; current Chairman and a Director of JUST Capital Foundation, Inc.; current Trustee of NYU Langone Medical Center; current board member of the Apollo Theater Foundation; and Chairman of the Sonima Foundation. " [1]

Married to Sonia Jones .

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  1. Advisors, Woods Institute for the Environment, accessed November 15, 2011.