Dr. Vito SciaraffiaChief Investment Officer
Vito Sciaraffia is Chief Investment Officer at Innealta Capital, responsible for ensuring prudent management of all Innealta client assets, designing novel quantitative strategies, and leading the research activities of the investment team. Dr. Sciaraffia’s present role both emphasizes and builds upon his professional experience, focused heavily on the quantitative evaluation of equity securities and financial markets. In addition, he is actively involved with clients through conference presentations, Webinars, and written market commentaries.
Dr. Sciaraffia has been in the financial industry since 2004. His previous work experience includes: Senior Researcher on the Strategy Research Team at Dimensional Fund Advisors, Management Associate in the Investment Banking Division at Citigroup, and member of the Market Risk Team at JP Morgan. While at Dimensional, Dr. Sciaraffia conducted empirical asset pricing research, wrote research papers, enhanced the design of investment strategies, and collaborated with their marketing and sales departments by delivering technical presentations to various clients. Additionally, Dr. Sciaraffia was an Assistant Professor of Finance at the McCombs School of Business of the University of Texas at Austin, where he researched empirical asset pricing and taught the core Investment Management course.
He earned his PhD in business administration from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, he has an M.A. in Mathematics with an emphasis in stochastic processes and an M.S. in Business from the University of California, Berkeley, an MBA and an M.S. in Finance from the University of Chile, and a B.S. in Economics and Management from the Catholic University of Chile.