Point72 appoints Granade as chief market intelligence officer

Steve Cohen’s family office, Point72 Asset Management, has hired Matthew Granade as chief market intelligence officer. Granade is the co-founder of Domino Data Lab.


STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Matthew Granade has been named Chief Market Intelligence Officer at Point72 Asset Management (Point72). He will lead several of the Firm’s unique research capabilities, including Canvas, Aperio, TRAC, and its team of economists.

“Matthew is a proven leader of a large-scale investment research organization. His experience combines big-picture innovation and the challenge of producing high quality investment insight every day,” Point72 CEO Steve Cohen said.

“The Chief Market Intelligence role will strengthen and integrate research and data capabilities inside and outside our Firm for the benefit of our investment professionals,” Firm President Doug Haynes said. “Matthew’s unique background touches many of the areas that will strengthen our platform’s advantages.”

Prior to joining Point72, Granade founded, advised, and invested in early-stage advanced analytics, data, and financial technology firms. He co-founded Domino Data Lab (Domino), which provides a platform for data scientists in a wide range of industries to accelerate their work and increase collaboration between analytics and applications for big data. He will remain on the boards of directors of Domino and Quantopian, Inc.

Before starting Domino, Granade served as co-head of Research for Bridgewater Associates, where he built and led teams that developed insights on the global economy, created new systems for capturing alpha, provided daily trading signals, and published Bridgewater’s market commentary, Daily Observations.

Earlier in his career, Granade was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company. Granade earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard University, where he also served as the President of the Harvard Crimson.

About Point72 Asset Management
Point72 Asset Management is a family office managing the assets of its founder, Steven A. Cohen, and eligible employees. Point72 primarily invests in discretionary long/short equities and makes significant quantitative and macro investments. The Firm’s long/short investment divisions are Point72 Asset Management and EverPoint Asset Management. Cubist Systematic Strategies is its quantitative business, Rubric Capital is its deep value, multi-strategy business, and Honeycomb Ventures is a high-growth, technology-focused venture capital investing business. The Firm is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, and maintains offices in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Singapore. Point72 Asset Management, L.P. is a family office and does not seek, solicit or accept any external investments. www.Point72.com