MarketPsych LLC is a leader in behavioral finance research and consulting, integrating the competitive advantages derived from behavioral economics into products and trainings for the world's largest investment banks, hedge funds and brokerages. Over the past eight years the MarketPsych team developed proprietary text analysis software that identifies and quantifies economically predictive sentiments such as optimism and pessimism, tones such as uncertainty or surprise. We help our clients see inside the mind of the market.
Richard Peterson, M.D.
Dr. Peterson is Managing Director and a behavioral finance expert, investment adviser, psychiatrist, and a consultant to the financial industry with clients including Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, and Merrill Lynch Global Wealth. He is an associate editor of the Journal of Behavioral Finance, and has published widely in academic journals and textbooks. His book "Inside the Investor's Brain" (Wiley, 2007) was reviewed as "outstanding" in Barrons. Dr. Peterson was portfolio manager of the MarketPsy Long-Short Fund LP - a successful market-neutral hedge fund (audited) - from 2008 through 2010. Dr. Peterson received BA, BS (Electrical Engineering), and M.D. degrees cum laude from the University of Texas. He performed post-doctoral neuroeconomics research at Stanford University, and is Board-certified in psychiatry
Mr. Gutierrez is our Chief Technology Officer. Mr. Gutierrez has 20 years experience managing complex multitechnology projects in insurance (Maxima AFJP), banking (BBVA), utilities (EdERSA), and chemicals (Monsanto, Merck). At MarketPsych, Mr. Gutierrez architects queue handling, clustered components for horizontal scalability, on-demand hadoop clusters, and language interoperability. As MarketPsych's CTO he manages our team of computer scientists including specialists in natural language processing, machine learning, and high-performance computing. Mr. Gutierrez earned a Computer Science degree from Universidad Argentina de la Empresa.