Roni Israelov

20 years of experience
11 years at AQR
Ph.D., M.S. Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Georgia State University
B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology

Roni oversees AQR’s volatility trading strategies and the management of related portfolios. His research on options has been published in a number of journals, including Financial Analysts Journal and The Journal of Portfolio Management. He shared the Graham & Dodd Award for the paper “International Diversification Works (Eventually)” published in Financial Analysts Journal and was inducted into the EQDerivatives Volatility Investing Hall of Fame in 2017 for his thought leadership on volatility investing.  Prior to AQR, he was a research analyst in the quantitative equities strategies group at Lehman Brothers. Roni earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, an M.S. in mathematical risk management from Georgia State University, and an M.S. in finance and a Ph.D. in financial economics from Carnegie Mellon University.

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