Jim Laird

Jim Laird

Head of Data Science

Jim Laird is the Chief Data Scientist at Espresso Capital and a 20-year finance veteran, having previously been an equity research analyst covering TMT at Gordon Capital and HSBC Securities. He also ran a top-quartile performing venture capital fund with Covington Capital, and successfully ran and sold a 60-person entertainment software company. Throughout his career, Jim has been known for his quantitative bent. He has brought that expertise with him to Espresso, where he develops underwriting and credit analysis systems.

Joined

2012

Education

LLB
Osgoode Hall Law School

BBA Finance and Math
Wilfrid Laurier University

Certifications

CFA, CPA, CMA

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