Arialytics® is a quantitative investment research firm. We are developing advanced machine cognition and quantitative technologies that support the development of intelligent data products and professional investment strategies.


Scientific Research

Central to our research approach is a deep commitment to eliminating analytic bias using rigorous scientific methods with the goal of minimizing return distribution uncertainty over market cycles.

Novel Investment Ideas

We work with professional investment organizations including registered investment companies, pension funds, endowments and family offices to discover novel investment ideas.

Systematic Investment Management

We’re at the forefront of harnessing new tools including artificial intelligence, advanced econometrics, and alternative data to amplify research and scientific validity. These and other technologies help identify risks and extract investable insight from noisy market data and changing market conditions.




David Marra

David is the Managing Director of Arialytics and leads our research initiatives. Arialytics was founded in 2010 in response to demand for sophisticated quantitative trading strategies that are based on machine cognition and scientifically valid research methods. David brings expertise in artificial intelligence, prediction, portfolio construction and alpha discovery to Arialytics. 

Prior to moving to Finance, David was a Principal at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he advised executives at some of the world's leading asset management and pharmaceutical firms. In the late 1990s and early 2000s David served as CEO of an artificial intelligence search engine firm overseeing over 40 researchers. He has also done pioneering work predicting drug trial outcomes.

David holds an MBA degree from the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business where he was a Sara Lee Fellowship recipient and was fortunate to have had three lecturers who have received the Nobel Prize in Economics. He holds a BA in Economics, magna cum laude, from SUNY Buffalo where he was an Honors Scholar.



Mark Putrino, CMT

Mark is a Director of Arialytics and leads business development. Mark brings two decades of buyside trading experience to Arialytics. Mark spent fifteen years as the head of trading at three different Investment managers. From 2010 through 2016, he was the Head of Trading at Thomson, Horstmann and Bryant Inc., an investment advisor specializing in microcap equities. From 2005 through 2009, he was the Head of Trading at Lapides Asset Management LLC, a Greenwich CT based advisor and hedge fund. 

From 1999 until 2005 Mark was the Head of Trading and Chief Market Technician at Lombardia Capital Partners. Earlier in his career, Mark was a senior Equity Trader at SAC Capital, and a Market Maker at Gabelli & Company Institutional Brokerage.

Mark holds an MBA degree from the Stern School of Business at New York University.  While there, he studied under Nobel Prize winning economist Robert Solow. Mark holds a BA in Economics from the University of Connecticut, is a Chartered Market Technician (CMT), and a member of the Market Technicians Association since 1999.