Mark Okada is co-founder and Chief Investment Officer of Highland Capital Management, LP (HCM), a registered investment advisor based in Dallas, Texas with roughly $19bn in assets under management. HCM originated in
1993 with a focus on credit, particularly the bank loan space, and actually launched the first Collateralized Loan Obligation in 1996, which is now a $1 trillion asset class. Since then, HCM has expanded from its credit specialty to
include a diverse range of strategies, including offering alternative mutual funds to retail investors and launching the second ETF in the bank loan space.