Dr. Elliott Noma is the founder of Garrett Asset Management, an investment firm that uses behavior models to trade in futures, ETFs, and currencies. Prior to founding Garrett Asset Management, he was a portfolio manager running a fund of hedge funds and was the Chief Risk Officer at Asset Alliance, a seeder of hedge funds.
Dr. Noma teaches machine learning at Columbia University and risk management in the Masters in Mathematical Finance program at Rutgers. Earlier in his career, he was a professor in the Psychology Department of Rutgers University, publishing in the areas of psychometrics, applied decision making and group dynamics.
As a consultant, Dr. Noma is developing machine learning algorithms behind a financial chatbot and is a working on a project to assess the emotional intelligence of financial professionals and athletes using theories of emotional awareness and expression.
Dr. Noma graduated from Dartmouth College with a B.A. in Mathematics. He received an M.A. in Mathematics and a Ph.D. in Mathematical Psychology from the University of Michigan.