Mansoor Ijaz

Mansoor Ijaz is an American hedge-fund manager and venture capitalist. He is founder and chairman of Crescent Investment Management Ltd, a New York investment firm that operates a proprietary trading system, CARAT, developed by Ijaz in the late 1980s. Ijaz was for some time a media analyst, mostly in relation to Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the role of Muslim-Americans in U.S. political life.