Avner Mandelman is a Canadian hedge fund manager who served in the Israeli Air Force during the Six-Day war. He has a B.Sc. from the Israeli Technion, and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. His literary thriller, The Debba, was long-listed for the Canadian Giller Prize; and his book, The Sleuth Investor, is used as a textbook in MBA investment programs. He lives in Toronto.