Nels is VP of Finance at Eventbrite, where he is responsible for analytics, finance and bar charts with animated flames.
Nels first got started in finance at the New York hedge fund, Ziff Brothers Investments. In their risk management department he drew on his experience in the sciences to develop financial models and recommend equity and derivative trades. Later he worked at Lehman Brothers where he executed interest rate product trades for institutional investors.
Nels holds a B.A. in physics from Colgate University and a masters (MPhil) in physics from Cambridge University (Trinity Hall). Nels has passed the Series 7, has a scuba diving certification, holds 3 U.S. Sailing certifications, has a Private Pilot's license and a current drivers license.