Sid Jha

Founder and CEO of Arbol


Siddhartha Jha is the Founder of Arbol and currently serves as Chairman and CEO. Sid is also a founding partner of dClimate, the first decentralized network for climate data, forecasts, and models. Prior to Arbol and dClimate, he had over 13 years of experience in the financial industry covering the interest rates and commodities in both quantitative research and trading roles. He launched an agriculture futures trading portfolio, managing over $100 million at a major commodity trading firm, and was the first analyst at a startup commodity hedge fund, which grew to manage over $600 million in assets. He was previously a Vice President of Interest Rates Strategy at J.P. Morgan.

Sid authored the well-received book “Interest Rate Markets”, published in both English and Mandarin. He has taught financial markets at NYU and was on the board of a non-profit working with inner city youth. Sid graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. Cum Laude in Applied Mathematics and M.A. in Statistics as part of a 4-year combined degree program.