Capitalizing on his research in applied decision making, Dr. Noma advises ReThink on how to best apply the latest findings on risk perception and judgment. With a focus on our assessments for market talent, Dr. Noma is extending his work in the application of technology to solve the ongoing challenge of scoring the X factor in traders and portfolio managers.
Dr. Noma is also the founder of Garrett Asset Management, a systematic trading firm that uses technical systems to invest in futures, ETFs, and currencies.
Prior to founding Garrett Asset Management, Dr. Noma was a portfolio manager running a fund of hedge funds and was the Chief Risk Officer at Asset Alliance, a seeder of hedge funds. Earlier in his career, Dr. Noma was Senior Risk Analyst, Fixed Income Products, Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (2000-2003). He was also the Director of Corporate Risk Management overseeing derivative and fixed income products within Deutsche Bank Americas (1995-1999) and developed fixed income market strategies at J.P. Morgan Securities (1993-1995).
Dr. Noma‘s research has been published in numerous industry journals and scholarly periodicals. He is also active in the New York tech community writing a popular blog on data science, mobile computing, software development, deep learning and user-friendly interface design.
Dr. Noma graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Mathematics. He received an M.A. in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Mathematical Psychology from The University of Michigan.