Matthew Rothman


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Matthew Rothman is a Senior Lecturer in Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is also currently the head of statistical arbitrage strategies business at Millennium Management LLC (, additionally serving as the deputy head of the broader Quantitative Strategies group.

Matthew has held a variety of positions both in academia and industry. Prior to joining Millennium, Matthew was a managing director at Goldman Sachs where he was the global head of Quantitative Strategies and Solutions for the Securities Division. Immediately prior to that position, Matthew was the global head of Quantitative Equity Research at Credit Suisse. Previously, Matthew was the director of Global Quantitative Macro research at Acadian Asset Management in Boston, a purely quantitative asset management firm with approximately $100 billion in assets under management. He was also the global head of quantitative research at Lehman Brothers and then Barclays Capital, post the Lehman bankruptcy. He has also held senior research positions at Sanford C. Bernstein and Goldman Sachs Asset Management.

Matthew has served on the faculty in the Economics Department at Brown University and in the Finance Department at the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University.

Matthew is involved with a number of philanthropic institutions, including having served for over a decade on the Board of Directors of the Innocence Project, a non-for-profit committed to the exoneration of the wrongfully convicted through DNA evidence. He also is deeply committed to funding and working with photographers documenting social conflict and civil unrest both domestically and globally. 

Matthew earned a BA in philosophy from Brown University, an MA in statistics from Columbia University, and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

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