Robert Jain

Co-Chief Investment Officer, Millennium Management

Summary

Robert Jain is Co-Chief Investment Officer at Millennium Management and is responsible for managing the Firm’s investment process, including capital allocation, risk, and strategy. Millennium is a global investment management firm with more than 3,000 employees and over $45 billion in assets under management

Prior to joining Millennium in 2016, Bobby was at Credit Suisse for 20 years in various roles, including Global Head of Asset Management, Co-Head of Global Securities, and Global Head of Proprietary Trading across equities and fixed income. He began his career at O'Connor & Associates as an Options Trader.

At Cornell, Bobby is a member of the College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council and sponsors the Robert Jain Faculty Renewal Professor in the College of Arts and Sciences. This year, Bobby and his wife Carola established the Jain Cornell Promise Scholarship, a $1 million endowment to the College of Arts and Sciences that will support Black A&S students with demonstrated need and others who enhance Cornell’s diversity, equity, and inclusion.

As part of his commitment to addressing pressing social problems, in 2014, Bobby founded the Jain Family Institute (JFI), an applied research organization in the social sciences. JFI’s mission is to identify and implement high-impact, socially beneficial interventions, with initiatives in guaranteed income, digital ethics, higher education finance, and other fields. Most recently, JFI partnered with Robert F. Smith’s Student Freedom Initiative (SFI) to design income-contingent financing for the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities, whose students suffer disproportionately from the burden of student debt.

Bobby is a CFA Charterholder. He sits on a number of philanthropic and industry bodies, including the Board of Harvard Management Corporation and The Investor Advisory Committee of the New York Federal Reserve.

Bobby and Carola reside in Manhattan with their three young children.

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