Bradley Betts, Managing Director, is a member of the Global Equity Research team within BlackRock's Scientific Active Equity group where he focuses on text and network analysis.
Dr. Betts' service with the firm dates back to 2008, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. Prior to joining BGI, Dr. Betts was a Scientist at Quantcast where he developed statistical models using very large data sets for behavioral targeting of online advertising. Prior to that, he was a Principal Computer Scientist at NASA's Ames Research Center, a Lecturer and Research Scientist in the School of Medicine at Stanford University, and a Member of the Technical Staff at the MITRE Corporation.
Dr. Betts is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the American Mathematical Society (AMS), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He earned a BASc degree in computer engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1993, a MS degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1995, and a PhD degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1999.