Research

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Irina Bogacheva
Head of Research
  • Responsible for all research.
  • Formerly Vice President in the quantitative strategies group at Deutsche Asset Management from 2009 – 2010. Prior to joining Deutsche Asset Management in 2009, she had 11 years industry experience, most recently as Vice President at Goldman Sachs where she developed quantitative trading strategies.  Prior to Goldman Sachs she worked in research positions at AIG Global Investment Group, Cornerstone Research and Citigroup Asset Management. 
  • Education: MSc in Mathematics from Moscow State University, MA in Economics from New Economic School (Moscow), MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago. 
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Luke Manley, CFA
Head of Platform Engineering
  • Responsible for all platform engineering.
  • Formerly an Associate at AJO Partners during 2018. Prior to this he was a Portfolio Manager at QS Investors from 2014 to 2017, Quantitative Analyst at Batterymarch Financial Management from 2009 to 2014 and Assistant Portfolio Manager at Batterymarch Financial Management from 2004 to 2009.
  • Education: BS in Business Administration from Northeastern University; MS in Investment Management from Boston University.
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Dmitry Novikov, PhD
Head of Factor Research
  • Responsible for all factor research.
  • Formerly Director of Quantitative Investment Strategies at Credit Suisse from 2010 – 2017. Prior to this, he was Vice President at JPMorgan from 2008 – 2010; and Vice President at Goldman Sachs from 2004 – 2008.
  • Education: MS in Mathematics from Moscow State University; MA in Economics from New Economic School (Moscow); PhD in Finance from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.
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Colm O’Cinneide, PhD
Head of Portfolio Engineering
  • Responsible for portfolio engineering and investment solutions research.
  • Formerly head of portfolio engineering for Quantitative Strategies and member of Global Tactical Asset Allocation Investment Oversight Committee at Deutsche Asset Management from 2000 to 2010, after 18 years in faculty positions in statistics and operations research at the University of Arkansas and Purdue University with 40 refereed academic publications, and more recently serving as adjunct professor, Columbia University, 2005–2008, and President of the Society of Quantitative Analysts, 2009–2010.
  • Education: BS from National University of Ireland; MS from National University of Ireland; PhD from University of Kentucky.
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Jeff Sun, CFA
Head of Goals Based Investment Research
  • Responsible for all goals based investment research. 
  • Former Senior Associate at Credit Suisse. Prior to this, he was a Research Analyst at JPMorgan Asset Management from 2009 – 2015.
  • Education: BA in Mathematics and Economics, Boston College.
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Heena Doshani
RESEARCH ANALYST
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly a research analyst from 2007 – 2010 at Deutsche Asset Management.  Prior to joining Deutsche Asset Management in 2007, she was an analyst in Asset Management at Emirates Bank.
  • Education:  BS in Mathematics and in Computer Science from University of Texas, Austin; MS in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon University.
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Eric C. Johnson, CFA
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly a Quantitative Analyst at Batterymarch Financial Management during 2014. At Batterymarch, he also served as an investment systems developer from 2011 to 2014. Prior to joining Batterymarch, Eric was an Application Engineer at MathWorks.
  • Education: BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of Michigan.
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Ian Laker
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly an Asset Management Associate at African Alliance Ltd.
  • Education: BSc(1st Hons) Statistics and Mathematics from University of Cape Town; Master in Financial Engineering from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
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Hongli Lan
RESEARCH ANALYST
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Former Intern at JPMorgan Quantitative Research from 2014 – 2015. Prior to this, he served as a Quantitative Analyst at CICC, China from 2012 – 2013.
  • Education: MA in Mathematics of Finance, Columbia University; BA in Finance, University of International Business and Economics, China.
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Haim Lensky
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly a research analyst from 2008 – 2010 at Deutsche Asset Management. Prior to joining Deutsche Asset Management in 2008 he had 10 years industry experience conducting quantitative analysis and modeling for the International Equity team at Bailard, Inc. 
  • BA in Electronic & Computer Science from MIET, GPI Gomel Polytechnic Institute, Belarus.
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Amanda Liu
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly an Analyst at JPMorgan from 2012 – 2015.
  • Education: Double degree BA in Finance and Accounting from Nanyang Technological University of Singapore; Master in Financial Engineering from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
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Alexander Makarovski, PhD
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Former Quantitative Analyst at Deutsche Asset Wealth Management from 2009 to 2014.
  • Education: PhD in Physics from Duke University (2006), MS in Computational Finance from Carnegie Mellon (2008), Specialist (5-year University degree) in Physics from Belarusian State University (1998).
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Gregory L. Monegro, CFA
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly a Quantitative Analyst at Batterymarch Financial Management from 2013 to 2014. Prior to joining Batterymarch, he was Manager of Product Consultants, Quantitative Analytics at Thomson Reuters for two years, working on-site at Batterymarch to implement a new quantitative investment platform. At Thomson Reuters, he also served as a Product Specialist for five years.
  • Education: BBA in Finance from University of Minnesota.
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Jacek Ossowski, PhD
RESEARCH ANALYST
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly taught Mathematics, Finance and Computer Science at Northeastern University, Fordham University, and Framingham State University from 2011 – 2017. Prior to teaching, he worked in quantitative groups at Goldman Sachs, Credit-Suisse Securities, and Royal Bank of Canada where he focused on optimization and back-testing of statistical arbitrage portfolios, implementing cost efficient trade algorithms for the program trading desk, and research on securities lending market.
  • Education: MA in Mathematics from University of Warsaw; PhD in Mathematics from New York University.
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Josh Russell, PhD, CFA
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly Quantitative Equity Strategist at WisdomTree from 2015 to 2018. Prior to this, he was a Senior Quantitative Analyst at Sabrient Systems from 2012 to 2014.
  • Education: BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Washington; MA in Economics, MS and PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of California Santa Barbara.
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Peijun Zou
Research Analyst
  • Member of the Research team.
  • Formerly an Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers from 2014 – 2016.
  • Education: Double degree BA in Business and BSc in Computer Science from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore; Master in Financial Engineering from UCLA Anderson School of Management.