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Tarek Mansour

Tarek Mansour

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Tarek Mansour is Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Kalshi, the first federally-regulated exchange dedicated to trading directly on the outcomes of future events. Kalshi aims to be a paradigm-shifting exchange for events on par with exchanges for stocks and commodities. Prior to co-founding Kalshi with fellow MIT graduate Luana Lopes Lara, he was a quantitative trader at Citadel and Five Rings Capital. In addition to being an entrepreneur, he has also done work as a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a quantitative trader for various institutions.

Professional Experience


Academic History

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Forbes 2022 30 Under 30: The Standouts/Finance

  • MIT Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Honors Society

  • MIT Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honors Society

 

AFFILIATIONS & INVOLVEMENT

  • Leo Club

  • MIT Consulting Group

  • MIT Data Ventures

  • MIT Arab Students Organization

  • MIT Lebanese Club

 

MEDIA

  • Tarek has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.