James Haddaway is chief investment officer and managing partner for Satori Alpha, Satori Capital’s alternatives investment platform, and for Satori XL, a program that provides acceleration capital to emerging investment managers. For both Satori Alpha and XL, James identifies and evaluates investment opportunities, with a focus on recognizing the potential for outsized returns with reasonable risk. Drawing on his experience operating a multi-billion-dollar hedge fund, he also provides practical guidance and consultation to Satori’s XL partners.
Prior to joining Satori, James spent five years as a partner at Corriente Advisors, an SEC-registered investment advisor, holding roles including President, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operating Officer. He was instrumental in helping the firm scale from $30 million in assets under management to $1.8 billion. He was also integral to the launch and leadership of funds that capitalized on the dislocation in U.S. subprime residential securities. Before joining Corriente, James worked as a corporate banker for both Frost Bank and Regions Financial. He received a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin in 1994.
An avid outdoorsman, James serves on the board of directors of the Oceanic Preservation Society. He is also a former board member of the Child Studies Foundation and CASA of Tarrant County, and he is past President of the 1883 Council at the University of Texas at Austin.