- San Francisco CA
A leader within the financial sector, Bob Pryt is the president and managing partner of Jessnick Capital Management, a San Francisco-based hedge fund. With his guidance, the fund focuses on options trading in large capital indexes and stocks. Bob Pryt has worked with Jessnick Capital since 2005 and in the past five years has achieved annual returns that are twice as much as the market average.
Prior to this, Bob Pryt spent close to a decade serving as the president and managing partner of BKP Capital Management. During this time, he managed a long-short stock portfolio and developed various fund strategies, resulting in the successful growth of the fund from $1 million to $300 million.
Beyond his professional responsibilities, Mr. Pryt has an extensive history of investing in various companies, particularly startups. He was an angel investor for Next Level Communications, Percolate, and Genius, along with several other businesses. Most recently, he invested in the startup uBeam, which is creating a wireless way to charge electronic devices using ultrasound waves. The company has received investment capital from Marissa Mayer and Mark Cuban.
Mr. Pryt graduated from University of California, Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in economics.