Dr. Chris Marty (ECE, Class of 1993) was recognized with the 2019 ECE Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award on December 6 at an event held in the Richard Weeks Hall of Engineering. He is a Portfolio Manager and Managing Director at Two Sigma Investments LLC, a quantitative hedge fund located in Manhattan. In this role, Chris combines financial modeling with large scale computing to deliver superior investment results.
Prior to joining Two Sigma, Marty was head of Portfolio Analytics at Bloomberg LP. He was a founding member of the Bloomberg Portfolio Analytics system ALPHA and ran both software development and financial modeling. The system is used by thousands of Bloomberg customers to perform complex portfolio risk and performance analysis. Before joining Bloomberg, Chris was a senior technical staff member with AT&T Labs Research where he focused on network operating systems and digital rights management. Chris obtained his PhD in Computer Engineering from the City University of New York.
Chris is an active champion of the ECE Department — serves on its Advisory Board and mentors and engages students conducting research in information sciences. He is married to fellow ECE Alumna Rita Marty who is a Vice President at AT&T.