Edward O. Thorp

FOUNDER, OWNER: EDWARD O. THORP & ASSOCIATES

Card-counting math prof grew up poor, loving numbers … age 6 could name kings and queens of England in order, years reigned … published best-selling memoir 2017 … top-ranked tome on Amazon.com in gambling, and analysis and strategy … previous books on Las Vegas, Wall Street … inspired authors of Black-Scholes options pricing model … Business Journal OC’s Wealthiest, $325M