Johnny Wu is CEO of Quartzy Capital Advisors, LLC, a company he started in 2020 to provide high impact and value added consulting and product development advice to leading financial services organizations including asset management firms, asset owners, financial technology firms and investment banks. Quartzy solves puzzles in the financial markets and takes its name from "Quartzy" being the highest scoring opening word possible in Scrabble.
Prior to starting Quartzy, Johnny spent 20 years in financial services across buy side and sell side firms. As Head of Cross Asset Solutions at Barclays, Johnny led origination and distribution of risk recycling transactions, risk premia strategies, retailed structured products, and exchange traded products. During 12 year tenure from 2005-2017, Barclays was known as one of the top investment banks for derivatives and structured products.
Johnny earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics-Mathematics from Columbia College and his Masters of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia Business School. Johnny, his wife and two children reside in New York City.