Alan Zhang

Data Engineer

“Continuous improvement is like reading 500 pages every day. It’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.”


  • Joined Polen Capital: 2018
  • Education: B.S. in Mathematics/Economics from UCLA and M.S. in Operations Research from Columbia University.
  • Primary Responsibility: Is a member of the Analytics & Technology team and is responsible for implementation and support of the firm’s data management and analytics components.
  • Special Interests: Spending time with family and friends, snowboarding, hiking.

Mr. Zhang joined Polen Capital Management in 2018. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Zhang was a product developer at FactSet Research Systems, designing, integrating, maintaining various data intensive components. Prior to receiving an M.S. from Columbia University, Mr. Zhang worked at as an analyst at Bank of China. Mr. Zhang received his B.S. in Mathematics/Economics from UCLA.

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