Established as an academic initiative in 2014, MKT MediaStats is a Fintech company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts with technology offices in Israel. Our team includes top computer scientists and world-renowned researchers in the fields of financial economics, statistics and data science. This unique mix of expertise enables us to lead the groundbreaking process of extracting meaningful financial economic insights from untapped sets of data.
Gideon Ozik, PhD
Managing Partner, Founder
Dr. Ozik leads our business, research and development efforts. His 15 year quantitative investment experience includes heading investment solutions (Nexar Capital), managing hedge funds (Société Générale) and trading derivatives (NISA Investment Advisors). His teaching experience includes HEC and EDHEC where he is currently an affiliate professor.
Prof. Ronnie Sadka
Managing Partner, Founder
Prof. Sadka drives business strategy and oversees research. He is chairperson of the finance department at Carroll School of Management, Boston College. Prior experience includes Goldman Sachs and Lehman Brothers, and teaching at University of Chicago (Booth), NYU (Stern), Northwestern University (Kellogg), and University of Washington (Foster).
CTO Partner, Founder
Mr. Shezifi, an experienced entrepreneur and technology expert, leads our technology team. Over the past 20 years, Mr. Shezifi developed several cutting edge technologies and took part in leading numerous start-up companies to successful exits. Mr. Shezifi earned a B.Sc and MBA both from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Prof. Ken Froot
Prof. Froot is Founding and Managing Partner of FDO Partners and a Founding Partner of State Street Associates. Academic experience includes over a decade as André R. Jakurski Professor of Finance at Harvard University's Graduate School of Business, where he’s currently a Professor Emeritus.
Edan Shalom Sheetrit
VP R&D, Partner
Mr. Sheetrit sets our disruptive innovation vision and leads the development team. His extensive experience spans cutting edge technologies, ML and statistical modeling. Previously, he developed RT embedded systems (DensBits) and solved military-intelligence challenges (IDF). He holds academic degrees in both Computer Science & Economics.
Prof. Xiaoxia Lou
Head of Research
Prof. Lou is Professor of Finance at the University of Delaware. Her areas of research are empirical asset pricing and market microstructure. She has published in academic and practitioner journals on stock market liquidity and transaction costs, institutional investors, and financial fraud. She holds a doctoral degree in Finance from the University of Washington.
Head of Data Science
Mr. Vasilisky leads our data science team and pushes the frontiers of data understanding and analytics. He possesses a unique combination of experiences in the NLP, NLU, and advanced ML fields as well as in statistical inference. Mr. Vasilisky holds a B.Sc and M.Sc degrees in Data Science from the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology.
Join Us - We're Hiring
We are constantly looking for bright individuals to join our growing team of scientists, researchers and developers. We are looking for candidates who think beyond‐the‐box and are sufficiently “hands‐on” to implement their ideas.