Ryan Willson joined global equities firm Creighton AI as head of North America, Mr. Willson confirmed.
The position is new, and Mr. Willson, who is based in San Francisco, started this month.
He is tasked with growing the firm's business in North America. Creighton AI applies artificial intelligence and machine learning to global equity investing. Creighton AI is currently a subadviser for other money managers but plans to launch its first strategies this year.
Mr. Willson's most recent role was CEO of Lateef Investment Management. He left in May 2017 following the sale of the company to a private equity firm.