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Sam Olesky

Sam Olesky

Continuing Lecturer
Haas Finance Group
(415) 326-5211
Email: click on the envelope icon below for full email address
Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: F502
Personal Homepage:
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
LinkedIn Profile


BS, Economics and Computer Science, New York University

Positions Held

At Haas since 2004
1998 - present, Olesky Capital Management, LLC / President and Managing Member

Current Research and Interests

  • Global strategic asset allocation
  • Global quantitative tactical asset allocation
  • Synthetic index investing
  • Volatility based index and equity options trading
  • Statistical trading systems


  • Advanced Topics in Financial Institutions and Financial Markets: Portfolio Management, MBA/EWMBA 236D
  • Financial Institutions and Markets, MBA 232/UGBA 132
  • Hedge Funds, MBA 237-1
  • Investment Strategies and Styles, EWMBA 236B
  • Investments, UGBA 133

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