Michael Beal is the CEO of Data Capital Management. The multi-strategy quantitative hedge fund that specializes in the use of novel sources of information (e.g. “alternative data”), systematic fundamental analysis and state of the art machine learning analytics to generate differentiated and uncorrelated investment returns.
Prior to DCM, Mr. Beal co-founded the “Big Data” group for JP Morgan Chase and was an investor with TPG Capital and Morgan Stanley. Michael is a frequent CNBC contributor and is passionate about investing, the onset of the “Data Economy” and the application of disruptive technologies to valuable “problems to solve”. Michael earned a BA from Harvard College with honors in Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School with distinction.