Berry Cox is a partner with Abacus Analytics, an alpha optimization consulting firm. He provides portfolio management support and analytics with specific focus on quantitative strategies and alpha optimization techniques for OWA. He is the founder of Abacus Analytics, a quantitative consultancy providing portfolio optimization and research analytics. Prior to Abacus, Berry was director of Quantitative Equity Research at Credit Suisse First Boston and at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Mr. Cox received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and his B.A. in economics and international relations from the University of Virginia.