Dr Lewis Z Liu
Co-founder & CEO
Lewis started his career as a consultant at McKinsey & Company in London, where he specialized in financial institutions, energy, and corporate finance. He then founded and led the Quantitative Finance & Strategies Division for Aleron Partners LLP, a boutique private equity advisory firm. He is a former Senior Advisor to Linklaters LLP, where he co-founded the Tactical Opportunities Group, a deal origination team.
Lewis holds a Doctorate in Atomic & Laser Physics from the University of Oxford. During his studies at Oxford, Lewis invented a new class of X-ray laser. The physics behind this invention was later abstracted into Eigen’s core technology. Lewis received Harvard’s first Joint Bachelor’s in Physics and Fine Arts, as well as a Master’s in Theoretical Physics, during which he conducted antihydrogen research at CERN.