Chairman & CEO
Damian co-founded Investor Analytics in 1999 to help people make better decisions about financial risk management. With more than 18 years' experience working with Wall Street’s most successful investment managers, Damian is leading IA toward being the most trusted outsourced analytics partner in the industry. Under Damian’s stewardship since 2006, IA has brought innovative advancements in risk management to the marketplace and has partnered with industry leaders like Advent Software, S&P Dow Jones Indices, BNY Mellon and Mitsubishi Fund Services. IA was recognized with three industry awards in 2010 including Risk Magazine's "Software Product of the Year", and with two awards in 2015, including SmartCEO's "Deals of Distinction." In 2015, Damian received the "Outstanding Alumni Award" from Michigan State University's College of Natural Science.
Damian advocats incorporating advancements from related disciplines to improve risk management – especially lessons from Behavioral Economics, Cognitive Science, Complexity Theory and Natural Selection/Evolution – so that IA can help clients understand the decision-making process that leads to success. Damian's monthly column, Riskology, appears in Risk Magazine's Hedge Fund Review, and he blogs under the same name at www.riskology.com.
Damian received his undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania and his doctorate in nuclear physics while working at the National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory at Michigan State University.