Mr. Mussalli is the Head of Equity Research and Chief Investment Officer of Equity Investments at PanAgora. He is responsible for the oversight of the firm’s Dynamic and Stock Selector Equity strategies, as well as the Equity Trading & Implementation, Data Science, and Portfolio Strategy teams. He is also a member of the firm’s Investment, Operating, Risk, Directors’ and Sustainability Committees.
As the Chief Investment Officer of Equity Investments, Mr. Mussalli directs innovative equity research used in the development of models implemented in PanAgora’s Equity strategies. Mr. Mussalli’s current focus is centered on combining fundamental and quant investing using big data. As a leader in the field, he was appointed to the Editorial Board for The Journal of Financial Data Science and the Journal of Impact and ESG Investing. Mr. Mussalli also serves on the MIT Sloan Finance Group Advisory Board.
Prior to becoming the Chief Investment Officer of Equity Investments, Mr. Mussalli served as Head of PanAgora’s Stock Selector strategies. His work focused on combining fundamental insights with sophisticated quantitative techniques to develop proprietary models designed to analyze companies across many dimensions. In addition to overseeing the management of the firm’s Stock Selector strategies, he contributed significantly to the proprietary pool of Equity research leveraged across the entire firm during his tenure.
Before joining PanAgora, he was a Portfolio Manager on the Putnam Investments Structured Equity team, where he was responsible for Structured Equity portfolios. He contributed to quantitative research and analysis that supported all Equity strategies, including International and Global strategies.
Prior to joining Putnam, Mr. Mussalli worked as a Senior Investment Analyst at John Hancock Funds.