Instructor since 2020
Gene Ekster is the CEO of Alternative Data Group (AltDG), an alternative data software company. Gene has been at the vanguard of the alternative data industry since 2008. Previously he lead the alternative data team at Point72 Asset Management and prior to that, he worked at Balyasny Asset Management, Lone Pine, 1010 Data and Majestic Research. Gene is a board member of IDSO, Eagle Alpha, Ottoquant and Super Signal Capital. He holds a degree in Artificial Intelligence from U.C. Berkeley, an MBA from Cornell University and is a CFA charter holder.