Sal is Chief Investment Officer at IndexIQ, where his primary responsibility includes developing and maintaining the firm's investment strategies. Prior to joining IndexIQ, Sal was Head of Quantitative Strategies at Deutsche Asset Management (DeAM). Sal was also a Director and Portfolio Manager for a U.S. large-cap core equity mutual fund. The fund's strategy combined traditional fundamental equity research with a multi-factor quantitative model in a disciplined, risk-managed process. Sal earned a Bachelor of Science in Applied Economics and Business Management from Cornell University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance and Economics from New York University's Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is a member of the NYSSA and the CFA Institute. Learn more here .