Intech Appoints Preeminent Data Scientist, Dr. Peter Cotton, as Chief Data Scientist


Published on November 5, 2019

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Intech® is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Dr. Peter Cotton to the position of senior vice president and chief data scientist. Dr. Cotton will be responsible for intensifying Intech’s data science efforts and will lead a project to develop a crowdsourcing platform, in collaboration with Intech’s investment team.

“We’re thrilled to have Peter’s talent to help bolster our data science effort and add a next-generation research platform – steps essential to staying ahead of today’s rapidly changing capital markets,” said Adrian Banner, chief executive officer and chief investment officer at Intech. “Our hope is to inspire scientists, finance professionals, developers and students globally to collaborate on research projects that will benefit our clients.”

Dr. Cotton comes to Intech from JPMorgan, where he was executive director of data science. Prior to that, he founded Benchmark Solutions, which pioneered large-scale financial data assimilation and was later sold to Bloomberg. Dr. Cotton earned an undergraduate degree in Physics and Mathematics from the University of New South Wales and a PhD in Mathematics from Stanford University. Dr. Cotton will report to CEO and CIO, Dr. Adrian Banner. To view the full press release click here.