John Frishkopf

John J. Frishkopf joined QLS Advisors in 2019 as a Principal and is a member of the Advisory Committee. Prior to QLS, Mr. Frishkopf was a founder of NewStar Financial, Inc. As the Treasurer and Head of Asset Management he developed NewStar’s risk management and securitization platform, issuing pioneering middle market collateralized loan obligations. Before NewStar, he co-founded Benson Oak, a boutique investment bank focused on innovative international debt capital markets solutions for clients. Mr. Frishkopf has participated in research applying asset securitization techniques to drug development since 2013, is a director of the Global Coalition for Adaptive Research, the sponsor of an adaptive clinical trial for glioblastoma, and a former member of the board of directors of the National Brain Tumor Society and serves on its investment committee.  He holds a B.S. from the MIT and an M.M.S. from the MIT Sloan School of Management.