Hugh Lagan Crowther has extensive experience and contacts from the Buy, Sell, Vendor and Academic sides of the investment business. He has deep knowledge of global multi asset class product and research techniques: quant, risk, fundamental, macro, technical/market structure, asset allocation, FI/credit, fund/manager, behavioral, news sentiment/big data, supply chain, channel checking, etc; strong technology and investment data background.
He is representing and selling machine learning based news sentiment for Alexandria Investment Research and Technology / Dow Jones. www.alexability.com
Hugh is Principal of Crowther Investment where he is performing quantitative research, building and managing portfolio analytics, systems and models; creating training and education; evaluating, acquiring, integrating and marketing research and investment technology for asset management and vendor consulting clients. Prior to consulting, he developed and managed international portfolio analytics, risk management systems for Fidelity Management & Research. Before that he built and led the Quantitative Investment Research Systems group at Kidder, Peabody & Co. (now UBS). He began his investment career at Value Line, where he managed and marketed the Institutional Quantitative Equity Research business.
His professional and academic leadership includes:
Member: CFA Institute CFA I, Boston Economic Club, Boston Market Technicians Association MTA, Professional Risk Managers' International Association PRMIA, Global Association of Risk Professionals GARP, Boston R Users Group.
Hugh holds a BSBA (Finance / Spanish) from the University of Denver, an MS (Management Engineering) and an MBA (International Business) from the University of Bridgeport.
He is a citizen of the USA and EU.
Investment Research, Tools & Products Experience
Advent, Agile, Alexandria, Alternatives, Barclays(Lehman), Barra, Big Data, BlackRock, Bloomberg, Bridge, C/C++, Citigroup (Salomon Bros) Yield Book, ClariFI ModelStation (Capital IQ), Complex Event Processing, Columbia/Bank of America, Corporate New Issues, Counterparty, CRSP, Customer & Involved Party, DAIS, Data Resources/Wharton Econometrics), Data Science, Datastream, Disclosure, Dow Jones, DTCC, Eagle PACE, EJV, Equity Research, ETL, Excel, Extel, FactSet, FAME (SunGard Data Solutions), Features & Services, FIBV, Fidelity Investments / FMR, Financial Asset & Event, Financial Times Actuaries, First Call, FT Interactive Data (IDC), FTSE, Frontier Markets, Gerson Lehrman Group, GLOBAL INSIGHT (DRI-WEFA, Goldman Sachs, Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Hadoop, Hedge Funds HOLT CSFB, I/B/E/S (IBES), IDD/Tradeline, IFC, ISID+, ITG, JPMorgan, Lipper, M&A, machine learning, Macro-economic, market data, Market QA / TQA / QA Direct / QA Studio / Thomson Reuters Quantitative Analytics, MATLAB, Merrill Lynch, MetaStock, Micrognosis-MIPS, Micropal, Morningstar, MSCI, Muller, news sentiment, Northfield, Oracle, PACE, Point in Time, Portfolio Management, Portfolio Manufacturing, predictive analytics/modeling, PRISM, Putnam, R, reference data, Reuters, Reuters Marketfeed 2000, Reuters Triarch-SSL, Russell, S&P Compustat, Xpressfeed(Capital IQ), S&P Credit Ratings, S&P Global Vantage, S&P Indices, S&P Research Insight(Capital IQ), S&P/MSCI GICS, Salomon Bros. Yield Book, Salomon Brothers Stockfacts, SAS, SDLC, Security Master (Products / Security Reference / Financial Instrument), SMA, SQL, Standard & Poor's Compustat(Capital IQ), State Street, Tax Efficient Structured Equity, Telekurs, Thomson Reuters News Analytics (TRNA) / Machine Readable News, Thought Leadership, Tradeline International, Trading, UMA, Unstructured (Big) Data, Value Line, Vestek, Vickers, Vision (FactSet), Worldscope, WorldVest, Zacks