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Andrew W. Lo


Andrew is an advisor to the BrightEdge Fund. Additionally, Andrew is the Charles E. and Susan T. Harris (finance) Professor and the Director of the Laboratory for Financial Engineering at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Andrew's research spans five areas: evolutionary models of investor behavior and adaptive markets, systemic risk and financial regulation, quantitative models of financial markets, financial applications of machine-learning techniques and secure multi-party computation, and healthcare finance.


Andew is a principal investigator at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, an affiliated faculty member of the MIT Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, an external faculty member of the Santa Fe Institute, and a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He is a member of the New York Federal Reserve Board’s Financial Advisory Roundtable, FINRA’s Economic Advisory Committee, the National Academy of Sciences Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Board of Overseers, and the boards of Roivant Sciences and the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research.


Adrew holds a BA in economics from Yale University and an AM and PhD in economics from Harvard University.

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