Chaning is the CEO of Busara and has helped lead the organization since 2013. He is is responsible for both internal and external strategy, and a portfolio of projects primarily focused on research. Prior to joining Busara, Chaning worked as an English teacher in the Czech Republic and a equities and derivatives trader in Los Angeles. Chaning completed a Postdoc at Princeton University in Psychology and Public Affairs, holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Hawai’i with specialization in Behavioral Economics and Development, and a bachelor's in Managerial Economics from the University of California, Davis. He is also a CFA level II holder.