Jon. Sundt has been in the alternative investments industry for over 18 years. Prior to forming Altegris Investments, Inc., for six years Mr. Sundt served as Director of Managed Accounts and Senior Vice President of the Managed Investments Division of Man Financial, a subsidiary of the Man Group - the world’s largest hedge fund provider, publicly traded on the FTSE 100 based in London. Jon Sundt is the founder and President of International Traders Research Inc. (ITR), a highly acclaimed Altegris affiliate that provides performance information on alternative investment programs worldwide. ITR’s research has been used and quoted by a variety of financial publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Alternative Investment Management Association, and Financial Times, among others. ITR provides a variety of cutting edge software based analytical tools to Altegris customers to aid in the identification and tracking of alternative asset managers. He is a TEC / Vistage and VPO member. Mr. Sundt is also the Founder and President of the Sundt Memorial Foundation, an organization dedicated to changing the hearts and minds of young people, inspiring them to make healthy choices and not use drugs. Last year, the Sundt Memorial Foundation produced and sent the "Natural High 2" DVD to every middle school in the US. Natural High 2 is hosted by Tony Hawk and uses kids’ heroes to deliver a powerful anti-drug message. www.sundtmemorial.org Jon Sundt has been married to his wife Kathliene for 13 years and has a 7 year-old daughter named Aeriel. Hobbies include surfing and horse back riding. Mr. Sundt majored in computer science and minored in economics at the University of California, San Diego.