Mikhail Samonov is the Founder of Two Centuries Investments, a Quantitative Asset Management firm in Princeton, New Jersey. Mikhail has been a portfolio manager for over 15 years with a demonstrated track record of innovation and performance. His prior roles included managing more than $5 billion in structured equities for PineBridge Investments, including $1 billion in a Socially Responsible strategy, and managing $1+billion in multi-asset and alternative factor strategies for Forefront Analytics. Mikhail is a published author and a frequent speaker on the topics of factor investing, asset allocation, quantitative innovation and sustainable investing. His work has been quoted by leading media organizations, academics and book authors. Mikhail is a creative thinker and an educator frequently involved in helping investors and asset managers transform, innovate and grow. Mikhail is an honors graduate of Brown University with a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics and Economics, and holds an MBA degree from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. Mikhail is a CFA Charterholder.
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