Oktay Kurbanov

23 years of experience
19 years at AQR
M.B.A., New York University
B.S., University of Michigan

Oktay is a Principal and Co-Head of the portfolio implementation and implementation research team. In this role, he oversees the implementation of AQR’s products and models and enhancement of the implementation process. Earlier in his career at AQR, Oktay was involved in the development of research and optimization software, and subsequently worked with various departments to establish and manage the portfolio implementation function. Prior to joining AQR at its inception, Oktay was a quantitative analyst in the asset management division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. He earned a B.S. in physics and mathematics from the University of Michigan and an M.B.A. with concentration in finance and statistics from New York University’s Stern School of Business.


Recent Contributions

Contributed to Equity Valuation and Portfolio Management, a book edited by Frank Fabozzi and Harry Markowitz

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