Robert Jones worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management from 1987 to 2010 when he left in order to launch an investment firm called System Two Advisors L.P. It is underpinned by the idea that quants must keep evolving in a market dominated by powerful computers able to mine ever-expanding sources of information. System Two—which refers to analytical, rational decision-making, according to marketing documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal—started with just $50 million. Mr. Jones and his team began to break down stock research by a team of India-based analysts into clearly quantifiable rankings, a process they expect to capture the nuances of their judgments while eliminating the biases. Mr. Jones is now Bob Jones is Chairman and CIO of System Two Advisors and Chairman of Arwen Advisors in Summit, New Jersey.
|CQA Spring 2013||Decisions, Decisions||System 2|
|CQA Spring 2011||Active Management in Mostly Efficient Markets||Roc Capital|
|CQA Spring 2009||Maybe it Really is Different This Time||Goldman Sachs Asset Management|
|CQA Spring 2001||Issues in Risk Measurement||Goldman Sachs Asset Management|