Meet the BPN Team

We are fundamental analysts and
software developers.
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Mike Ryan

Co-Founder and CEO

Peter Moore

Peter Moore

Co-Founder and Research Architect

Alexey Boyarintsev

Alexey Boyarintsev

Software Development Team Leader

Ajay Tandon

Ajay Tandon

Director of Business Development

Dan Gahagan, CFA

Dan Gahagan, CFA

Analyst

Spencer Haik

Spencer Haik

Analyst

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Winston Minor

Analyst

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Owen Ryan

Analyst

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John Albright

Analyst

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Jacob Wu

Analyst

Arin Nazarian

Arin Nazarian

Advisor

Lisa Dolan

Advisor

Lori Sutton

Advisor

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Artem Tkachev

Software QA Engineer

Artem Khorolskiy

Artem Khorolskiy

Software Developer

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Yuriy Rudnyev

Software Developer

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Yan Liaskovka

Software Developer

Caleb Nuttle

Analyst Intern

Mike Ryan

Co-Founder and CEO

Mike Ryan is the Co-Founder and CEO of Bullet Point Network. An active private investor, entrepreneur, and board member, Mike has almost 30 years of investment, capital markets, and management experience.

Mike has been the CIO of MDR Capital, his family office, since 2009. Before founding Bullet Point Network, Mike served as Head of Public Equity and Absolute Return at the Harvard endowment, Head of Global Securities (overseeing equities, fixed income, currencies & commodities) at Credit Suisse, and Partner and Head of Global Equity Products at Goldman Sachs, where he spent the first 18 years of his career.

Mike has served as a director, committee chair, and board chair on numerous corporate and non-profit boards. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a B.A. in economics and was an Academic All-American in basketball.

Peter Moore

Co-Founder and Research Architect

Peter Moore is the Co-Founder and Research Architect of Bullet Point Network. He has more than 20 years of investment, research, and software development experience.

Peter worked with Mike Ryan at Goldman Sachs to start his career and again at Harvard immediately before co-founding Bullet Point Network. At Harvard, Peter served as research director, using the Bullet Point Network Platform to help Mike oversee $18 billion in investments and co-manage a $1 billion direct portfolio.

Peter was founder and portfolio manager of Clados Management, whose concentrated public market long/short portfolio produced 2% annualized alpha over seven years. He was also on the investment teams at $20 billion private equity firm Apax Partners and $2 billion hedge fund Symphony Asset Management. Peter earned a degree in engineering sciences and Asian studies from Dartmouth College and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

Peter received several National Science Foundation grants for research that resulted in the Bullet Point Network Platform.

Alexey Boyarintsev

Software Development Team Leader

Alexey Boyarintsev is the Software Development Team Leader at Bullet Point Network. He has over 10 years of professional expertise in the IT industry. Alex specializes in Java technology, software architecture and design. He has expert knowledge of both back-end and front-end architecture. Before joining Bullet Point Network, Alex worked in high load production environments, developing marketing project tools for analyzing vast amounts of social media data and online video broadcasting. He earned his master’s degree in finance from Kharkov’s National University of Economics.

Ajay Tandon

Director of Business Development

Ajay Tandon is the Director of Business Development at Bullet Point Network. He has 20 years of experience in investing, capital markets, investment banking, and business development. Prior to his role at Bullet Point Network, he served as a managing director of a smallcap equity research firm based in New York City where he helped to create a research coverage universe of over 250 small public companies across a variety of sectors. During his tenure at the firm he helped execute and produce 25 investor conferences that cumulatively featured 1,000 issuers, 10,000 investors and industry professionals, and over 5,000 1×1 meetings. Ajay has also served as a vice president of a New York City based investment bank’s equity capital markets group where he headed the equity syndicate team. Since 2018, Ajay has been serving as a strategic advisor to a smallcap, long equity fund based in New York City. Ajay graduated from Cornell University.

Dan Gahagan, CFA

Analyst

Dan Gahagan is an Analyst at Bullet Point Network. He has more than five years of investment experience. Prior to joining Bullet Point Network, Dan was a research associate with Glenview Capital Management, a $10 billion fundamental long/short equity hedge fund. In this role, Dan performed due diligence and primary research on public companies and industries within the healthcare sector. Prior to Glenview, Dan was an analyst in the Global Market Strategies division of The Carlyle Group where he ran portfolio and risk analysis across various hedge fund investments. Dan earned a B.S. in operations research from Columbia University and a B.A. in mathematics from Gettysburg College. Additionally, Dan holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Spencer Haik

Analyst

Spencer is an Analyst at Bullet Point Network. Prior to joining BPN, Spencer was a senior associate on the Hedge Fund team at Magellan Research Group.  In this role, he helped to build and manage a large portion of their short-seller client relationships, which provided an excellent grounding in the deep fundamental research. Additionally, he helped to conduct diligence and research on projects sent in from clients across their book of business. Prior to joining Magellan, Spencer interned at Empire State Realty Trust in their accounting department where he helped them to streamline processes and mitigate risks across the different arms of the department. Spencer received a B.A. in Economics with a side concentration in Anthropology from Columbia University.

Winston Minor

Analyst

Winston is an Analyst at Bullet Point Network. Prior to joining BPN, Winston was an intern at BH Asset Management, a registered investment advisor in New York. In this role, he conducted research and analysis on U.S. equities, specifically focusing on REITs. Additionally, he oversaw administrative tasks relating to customer relationship management. Winston previously interned at Trematon Capital Investments, an investment holding company based in Cape Town, South Africa. There, he contributed to the growth of Generation Schools, a startup subsidiary focused on education. Winston received a B.A. in Economics and History from the University of Virginia and an M.S. in Commerce, with a finance concentration, from the McIntire School of Commerce at the University of Virginia.

Owen Ryan

Analyst

Owen Ryan is an Analyst at Bullet Point Network and is currently on leave from  Yale University,  where he is working towards a B.A. in Economics and History. Owen has worked at BPN for two consecutive summers.  Prior to joining the BPN, he interned as a member of the Basketball Operations and Player Relations team for the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League, a grassroots basketball organization that has produced over 25% of all active NBA players. In his free time at Yale, Owen enjoys working with the Men’s Basketball team as a manager, designing clothes as a member of the Yale Fashion House, and making High Schools safer as an Ambassador Program Architect for PREPARED, a Yale-created startup app built to protect students and faculty members during episodes of gun violence in schools.

John Albright

Analyst

John Albright is an Analyst at Bullet Point Network and is currently on leave before completing his B.A. in Economics from Yale University. Prior to joining BPN, he was a summer analyst at Diametric Capital, a $400mm fundamental long/short equity hedge fund, where he covered primarily small-cap healthcare and biotechnology companies. Prior to joining Diametric, John was a campaign finance intern for Charlie Baker’s 2018 run for gubernatorial re-election in Massachusetts. He is also an equity analyst for the Yale Student Investment Group, the university’s premier student-run investment organization with $500k under management. Additionally, John is an active member of the Yale Entrepreneurial Society, the Yale Undergraduate Real Estate Group, and the club lacrosse team.

Jacob Wu

Analyst

Jacob is an Analyst at Bullet Point Network, and is currently on leave from Yale University, where he is double majoring in Economics and Statistics & Data Science. Jacob also worked at BPN last summer. At Yale, Jacob serves as Chief Product Officer of student-run biotechnology company Simplex Sciences and is a member of the technology team at the Urban Philanthropic Fund. He also coordinates events and educational initiatives for undergraduate medical organization YMPO. In his spare time, you'll most likely catch him singing in acapella, rock climbing, or debating friends needlessly on ethics and current events over dinner.

Arin Nazarian

Advisor

Arin has decades of principal investment experience across Private Equity and Venture Capital industries. He is the Portfolio Strategist at Equiam, a venture fund focused on AI, Healthtech, Fintech, and Cloudtech. Arin has served as a full-time Analyst at Bullet Point Network,  a principal at KingFish group, an associate at Gryphon's private equity fund, and an analyst on Lehman Brothers healthcare M&A team. He graduated from the Marshall School of Business Honors Program at the University of Southern California.

Lisa Dolan

Advisor

Lisa has a background in financial analysis, investments, consumer internet, and data prediction, where her domain expertise spans product management, data analytics, data prediction, strategic partnerships, and communications. She is an Investment Principal with Link Ventures, a consumer internet-focused venture fund affiliated with start-up incubator Cogo Labs. Lisa has served as a full-time Analyst at Bullet Point Network, founded Savile Row Society (a men’s shopping platform), was an analyst at JPMorgan's Investment Bank, American Express, and at Samson Capital Advisors. Lisa earned her BA in International Studies from Johns Hopkins University and her MBA from Columbia Business School.

Lori Sutton

Advisor

Lori has decades of experience in creative vision, content design, brand strategy, and enterprise marketing. She was the full-time Marketing Director for Bullet Point Network, Director of Global Strategic Engagement for Model N, Creative Director at Saba, and is the founder of Lori Sutton Creative. Lori has a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, an MFA from California Insitute of Fine Arts, and has completed multiple certification programs at the Harvard Business School.

Artem Tkachev

Software QA Engineer

Artem Tkachev is a QA Engineer at Bullet Point Network. He has over 7 years of experience in different domains from network engineering and system administration to the QA process.
Prior to his role at Bullet Point Network, Artem worked on a digital marketing project, which specializes in collecting and analyzing ads from social networks. He has participated in all stages of software development including design, testing, UI/UX, and production support. Before that, Artem served as DevOps at V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University where he earned his master's degree. Also, he was a Ph.D. student at the Institute of Radio Astronomy National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.

Artem Khorolskiy

Software Developer

Artem Khorolskiy is a Software Developer for Bullet Point Network. He has over six years of experience mostly in back-end software development. Before joining Bullet Point Network, Artem was working at NetCracker Company, which specializes in delivering solutions to communications service providers around the world. He has participated in all phases of the software development lifecycle including analysis, design, deployment, testing and production support. Artem has taken on several projects in media, telecommunication and marketing spheres. He earned his master’s degree in Kiev’s International Solomon University.

Yuriy Rudnyev

Software Developer

Yuriy Rudnyev is a Software Developer at Bullet Point Network. He has over 7 years of experience in the IT industry and over 13 years of scientific research experience. Before joining Bullet Point Network, Yuriy was working at the travel club company, where he was responsible for both back-end and front-end software development. He earned his master’s and Ph.D. degrees in applied mathematics from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

Yan Liaskovka

Software Developer

Yan Liaskovka is a Software Developer at Bullet Point Network. He has one year of enterprise experience in back-end and front-end software development and completed several projects during his university education, including development for mobile platforms. He earned his bachelor’s degree at Kharkiv National University of RadioElectronics. He's responsible for web application development, troubleshooting and performance.

Caleb Nuttle

Analyst Intern

Caleb Nuttle is an intern at Bullet Point Network, and a current Junior at NYU Stern studying Finance and Accounting. Prior to joining Bullet Point Network, he has worked at Citadel as an asset servicing intern where he worked to assist the firm’s trading operations in the reconciliation of thousands of daily dividend breaks. Prior to this, Caleb was an investment research intern at Clinton Group, a $3 billion hedge fund, working directly under the activist manager. He is also currently a senior analyst within NYU Stern’s selective Stern Investment Analysis Group, the college’s only student-run real money equities fund, which uses a long-only focus.

Our Mission, Vision, and Values

Our goal is to help you make better decisions

Mission

Our Mission

We enable investors and companies to be more strategic by quantifying their stories in scenarios for their most important decisions.

Vision

Our Vision

We see decisions based on powerful scenario models which accurately illustrate true upside and downside, where models are continually updated, key assumptions are supported by evidence, and stakeholders are sharing information and insight.

Values

Our Values

We aspire to be intellectually honest, appropriately humble, and justifiably confident in all our decisions. Alignment, integrity and collaboration are at the core of what we do.

How We
Got Here

Bullet Point Network co-founders Mike Ryan and Peter Moore have collaborated over three decades, working together both at Goldman Sachs and Harvard’s endowment. Now, they make BPN’s team of fundamental research analysts and software developers available to support your analysis and leverage your domain expertise and research.

We have made investments, worked with Funds, and supported portfolio companies across a range of industries and sectors, including:

  • Biotechnology
  • Medical Technology
  • Finance
  • Financial Technology
  • Consumer
  • Consumer Technology
  • Restaurant Technology
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Telecommunications (TMT)
  • Real Estate Technology
  • Real Estate
  • Information Technology
  • Data and Machine Learning
1996
Co-Founder Mike Ryan taught co-founder Peter Moore scenario analysis in the preferred Goldman Sachs style. Moore received a Stanford MBA and Ryan became a partner at Goldman Sachs.
2006
Ryan was Co-Head of Global Equity Products at Goldman Sachs. During this same time frame, Moore won multiple National Science Foundation research grants to build a graph database platform to Quantify Stories in Scenarios.
2016
Ryan and Moore licensed BPN’s patented graph database platform to the Harvard Endowment, where Ryan managed $18 billion and was a member of Harvard’s Investment Committee.
Today
Now, they make BPN’s team of fundamental research analysts and patented software available to leverage your domain expertise and research in the BPN Platform.

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