Allan Maman, a 21-year-old who didn’t go to college, is the brainchild behind many of the memes used by the presidential campaigns of Andrew Yang and Mike Bloomberg.
Maman’s work included an ‘AirPod’ meme for Yang and a Democratic debate meme for Bloomberg.
In an interview with Business Insider, Maman revealed his career in meme-making, and how it started with cold emails.
Maman also got an assist from contacts dating to his days as a fidget-spinner entrepreneur, he says.
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Years ago, Allan Maman used to be known for co-inventing the fidget spinner. But that was before the now 21-year-old took the digital reins of first Andrew Yang and then Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaigns.
It’s been quite a journey for the young man from Westchester County, New York. But strangely enough, the first business led quite directly to the second, totally different one.
New York, September 29, 2020 – Bloomberg today announced that Charles Taylor Investment Management (CTIM), the fund management business of Charles Taylor plc, a professional services and technology solutions provider to the global insurance market, has adopted its Asset & Investment Manager (AIM) and PORT Enterprise solutions.
AIM will serve as the firm’s order management system, providing data consistency, execution and efficient end-to-end workflows. In addition, PORT Enterprise, Bloomberg’s advanced Portfolio and Risk Analytics solution, will deliver market-leading risk and attribution models, and detailed portfolio analytics. PORT Enterprise also includes full valuation scenario analysis through a flexible and automated reporting solution to support CTIM’s portfolio management and assets and liabilities management workflow needs across a range of asset classes.
Anthony King, Chief Operating Officer at Charles Taylor Investment Management, stated “Our work with Bloomberg has shown the firm’s ability to address the rapidly evolving business environment that asset managers are
Two Sigma and WeSure: Harnessing data in investments and customer innovation
Kenny Lam, CEO of Two Sigma Asia Pacific and Alan Lau, Chairman of Tencent WeSure.
Bloomberg hosted an exclusive virtual roundtable with over 30 C-suite executives in Asia to discuss the future of data ecosystems with Kenny Lam, CEO of Two Sigma Asia Pacific and Alan Lau, Chairman and CEO of Tencent WeSure.
Challenges in the data ecosystem
Speaking about the challenges in the data ecosystem unique to Asia, Lam said that there is a copious amount of data in the region, but not all data is useful and a lot of effort is spent to identify and make the data useful. “Nine out of ten times, you can’t use the data because of the way data is stored, and it’s impossible to go back in time to find another way to store it,” said Lam. Rather than just
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“To be inspired by the future of investing and to inspire the next generation of women buy-side leaders”
With the rise of the asset management industry in Asia, Bloomberg has launched a Buy-side Women’s Network, to form a community of like-minded senior female leaders from the buy-side industry across Asia.
Peter Grauer, Chairman of Bloomberg LP, hosted a lunch in Singapore with senior executives from some of Asia’s largest buy-side players to launch the network. The network aims to inspire top female leaders on the future of investing, and to inspire the next generation of buy-side professionals through Bloomberg Startup, an educational program targeting university students.
In April 2019, we launched the India / South Asia chapter of the Bloomberg Women’s Buy-side Network in Mumbai, an informal community of female leaders and aspiring leaders