John C. Perry, Ph.D.


Senior Research Scientist, Portfolio Manager

As a Senior Research Scientist and Portfolio Manager at AlphaSimplex, Dr. Perry serves as a co-portfolio manager for the AlphaSimplex Managed Futures Strategy. In this role, he is focused on portfolio management, applied research, and overall capability development. He has over 15 years of industry experience.

Dr. Perry joined AlphaSimplex in 2012. Prior to this, he worked for Soros Fund Management, where he researched and developed quantitative equity trading strategies and risk models. Previously, he worked on the proprietary trading desk at J.P. Morgan.

Dr. Perry earned a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Utah, an S.M. in Management and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT. His dissertation provided new insights into the neuroeconomics of market makers.