Mark Carhart is the chief investment officer and a founding partner of Kepos Capital. Prior to founding Kepos in 2010, Carhart was a partner and the co-chief investment officer of the Quantitative Investment Strategies Group at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Prior to GSAM, he was an assistant professor at the Marshall School of Business at USC and a senior fellow at The Financial Institutions Center at The Wharton School. Carhart's publications include articles in The Journal of Finance, The Review of Financial Studies and the Financial Analysts Journal, and he received the FAJ's Graham and Dodd Award in 2014.
He is also a co-author of "Modern Investment Management: An Equilibrium Approach." Carhart earned a BA from Yale University in 1988, became a CFA Charterholder in 1991 and received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 1995. He serves on the boards of MSCI Editorial Advisors, InTandem Cycling, The International Charter School of NY, and TIME Advisory Council.