Ajit Agrawal

Adjunct Associate Professor


Ajit is a Strategist in UBS’s Global Research division, using big-data to monitor the US, China, and global economy, as well as companies in the industrial and chemical sectors. Ajit brings deep expertise in applying non-traditional sources of information to stock and macro research. He joined UBS in 2015 after spending 10 years at Morgan Stanley, where he launched and ran AlphaWise, an evidence-driven global research team, and was also part of the US Economics Research team. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Ajit was with McKinsey & Company, and several startups in the Boston area. He got his PhD in Computer Science from Brown University in 1991, with research focused in the areas of combinatorial optimization.