This is the second executive move in as many months at Fortress, after it hired a new Gamification head in September. Mr. Conklin is no strange to Fortress, having worked there previously as a Portfolio Manager between 2005 and 2008, helping manage multi-strategy quantitative portfolios across a variety of asses classes including FX and G10 emerging markets.
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Prior to joining Fortress, he worked in several senior level roles at QFS Asset Management as a Partner, Director of Research and Chief Information Officer. Before this role he also worked as the Head of Investment Research at FX Concepts, specializing in fixed income, commodities, and currencies.