Keith Black

Keith Black

Keith Black

Managing Director/Program Director, FDP Institute

Biography

Keith Black is the managing director and program director of the FDP Institute. Previously, he served as the managing director of content strategy at the CAIA Association, where he was a co-author of the CAIA curriculum. During a prior role, Keith advised foundations, endowments and pension funds on their asset allocation and manager selection strategies in hedge funds, commodities, and managed futures. He has also traded commodity and equity derivatives and built quantitative stock selection models.

Dr. Black earned a BA from Whittier College, an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, and a PhD from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He is a CFA, CAIA, and FDP charterholder.

Building a global community of financial data scientists at the FDP Institute
The Financial Data Professional Institute is building a global community of financial data scientists through the FDP Charter. In this one level exam, candidates will study artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data, and alternative data as applied to financial services problems. FDP charterholders reside in 36 countries.