MANA Partners llc

what we do

MANA Partners' wholly owned subsidiaries


High performance trading in global markets


Quantitative and algorithmic asset management


Incubator for financial technology businesses built on the firm’s infrastructure

New York, NY


mind, consciousness, spirit, purpose, essence (Sanskrit, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati)
spirit, life force, power/prestige (Melanesian, Polynesian, Hawaiian).

MANA Partners is a newly launched trading, technology and asset management firm, founded by Manoj Narang, CEO.

who we are

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Manoj Narang

CEO & Chief Investment Strategist
Mr. Narang was previously the founder, CEO, and Chief Investment Strategist of Tradeworx, Inc. He worked in quantitative trading at Goldman Sachs, Citibank, and Credit Suisse. He received his BS in Math and Computer Science from MIT.
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John Holena

President & Chief Information Officer
Mr. Holena has over 20 years of experience in quantitative and algorithmic trading, starting his career at Goldman Sachs. He received his BA, magna cum laude, in Computer Science from Harvard University, and was a Fulbright Scholar in Stockholm, Sweden.
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Erin Kogan, CFA

Chief Financial & Operating Officer
Ms. Kogan previously worked as a Program Trader and Relationship Manager for Knight Capital Group. She received advanced degrees from Rutgers and Columbia Business School in Quantitative Finance and Finance & Economics, respectively.
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Prof. Michael Kearns

Chief Scientist
Michael is a leading researcher in machine learning and its applications to trading. He has over a decade of experience as a member and leader of quant trading teams, including at Lehman Brothers, Bank of America, SAC Capital, and Engineers Gate. He is also Professor of Computer and Information Science at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Yuriy Nevmyvaka, PhD

Chief Investment Officer
Yuriy Nevmyvaka was previously a Portfolio Manager at Engineers Gate and SAC Capital, where he built and ran a high-Sharpe suite of systematic strategies in global markets. Prior to SAC, Yuriy was Co-Head of Systematic Trading at Bank of America Securities. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Carnegie Mellon.
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Herve Bronnimann, PhD

Chief Technology Officer
Herve was previously a staff engineer on the Google Cloud Platform at Google. Prior to Google, he developed algorithmic execution systems for the US equity options market at Walleye; was a senior infrastructure developer at Tower Research Capital. He received his PhD in Computer Science from Princeton University, and was a tenured professor at Polytechnic Institute of NYU.

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