is the Founder and CEO of Estimize
, the first open platform for financial estimates. Estimize is a diverse community of members from the top hedge funds and asset management firms, to independent analysts and investors, corporate finance professionals and students. The goal of the Estimize platform is to create a more accurate and representative consensus expectation, while identifying the most accurate analysts.
Prior to Estimize, Leigh was the Founder and CIO of Surfview Capital, a New York based investment management firm utilizing a momentum and trend based strategy quantitative strategy. He was also an early member of the team at StockTwits where he led development of the Chart.ly platform along with working on business development, community, media, and running the StockTwits Marketplace. Leigh got his start in the institutional finance world as a quantitative trader at Geller Capital, a White Plains based investment manger, where he managed the core stat-arb strategy relying on signals from earnings acceleration and analyst estimate revisions. He holds a B.A. in political science and economics with emphasis in war strategy from Hunter College in New York City.
When he’s not staring at those rectangular light boxes, Leigh enjoys playing hockey, cooking on the grill, and traveling the world in search of perfect waves.