Brian Thonn is a Principal at Kingdom Ridge Capital. He serves as the firm’s Director of Research (largely an administrative role) and also covers select enterprise hardware stocks. Outside of his research role, Brian handles the firm’s marketing, communication and investor relations duties, works to improve Kingdom Ridge’s work processes and serves as devil’s advocate for Kingdom Ridge portfolio manager Chris Zepf. Mr. Thonn co-founded Kingdom Ridge Capital with Chris Zepf in 2007. Prior to Kingdom Ridge, Brian worked for Chris Zepf as an equity analyst at SAC Capital Advisors, LLC from 2002-2007 covering various technology stocks.
Previously, Brian worked as an intern, consultant and project leader in the Boston office of The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), a global strategy consulting firm. Before BCG, Brian was a manager at Procter & Gamble in both Cincinnati, Ohio and Hunt Valley, Maryland. Mr. Thonn is a graduate of Indiana University where he earned a B.S. degree in Operations Management. Brian obtained his M.B.A. from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire where he was a classmate (and first year study group partner) of Chris Zepf.