Joe Sowin, CMT CAIA

Co-CIO and Head of Global Equity Trading, Highland Capital Management

Joe Sowin is co-chief investment officer (co-CIO) and head of global equity trading for Highland Capital Management, L.P. In his role, he oversees investment activities for Highland’s multibillion-dollar alternative investment platform with a focus on driving information flow across investment teams and with the firm’s counterparties.

He also manages all aspects of equity and listed derivative trading and serves as the firm’s lead broker liaison. Prior to joining Highland in 2010, Mr. Sowin held various trading positions at New York- and Connecticut-based hedge funds, including Catapult Capital Management, L.P., Scopus Asset Management, and DKR Capital.

Mr. Sowin received a B.S. in accounting from the University of Connecticut and has earned the right to use both the Chartered Market Technician (CMT) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designations. He currently serves on the board of directors for Capital for Kids.