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Robert Ross Jr.

Robert Ross Jr.

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Robert Ross is the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Applied Investment Strategies. Aside from overseeing the firm’s quantitative investment strategies business, he also directs all product development and investment management operations for AIS's quantitative predictive risk management vector products. Ross has been in the investment management industry since 1995. He particularly focuses on the asset and portfolio risk management elements of institutional asset management.

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  • Ross has a passion for improving investment performance return profiles by focusing on the downside risk exposure present in all investment assets and strategies.
  • His favorite quote is by famed investor Jack Nash: “The best way to make money is not to lose it in the first place.”
  • Throughout his career, he has placed an emphasis on portfolio risk mitigation. 
  • He has developed successful quantitative risk management strategies to enhance the risk/risk of complex portfolios.
  • He has been managing capital in numerous investment strategies and in most major asset classes, including: