Dr. Leonid Kogan, Chair of the Finance Department at MIT Sloan School of Management, has joined deep data company 55 Institutional Partners as Chief Investment Scientist. 55 Institutional Partners is an “investment science firm” that helps enterprise customers implement tax optimized enhanced portfolios.
Kogan’s research covers theoretical and empirical topics in capital markets and has appeared in leading academic journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and Operations Research. Kogan received a Master’s degree in mechanics and applied mathematics from the Moscow State University, a Ph.D. in mechanics from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. degree in finance from MIT.
“Leonid was instrumental in developing the company’s current investment capabilities, including our next generation technology that makes tax optimization more accessible, easier to implement and more effective than traditional methods in the marketplace,” said Paul Gamble, CEO of 55 Institutional Partners. “We are honored to have him take on the overall leadership of our investment research team and further the development of our investment platform to benefit our clients and deliver better outcomes for investors.”