Angelo Calvello, PhD

Member, Verger Advisory Board
Co-founder, Rosetta Analytics, Inc.

Angelo is the co-founder of Rosetta Analytics, an investment management firm that uses proprietary advanced machine learning to build and manage investment strategies for institutional investors.

Before starting Rosetta, he co-founded and served on the board of Blue Diamond Asset Management AG, a volatility hedge fund based in Zug. Angelo has held senior positions at Man Investments Inc., State Street Global Advisors, Crédit Agricole Futures, and the CME Group. He also served as CIO of a family office in the Chicago area. Angelo started his investment career as an independent floor trader at the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Board Options Exchange.

Currently the “Dissident” columnist for Institutional Investor, Angelo is a former contributor to CIO Magazine, where his regular column, “The Doctor Is In,” won the American Business Media’s 2016 Jesse H. Neal Award for best commentary. His research has also been published in the Financial Times, CoinDesk, Healthcare Financial Management, American Indian Culture and Research Journal, and Barron’s. He is the author of Environmental Alpha: Institutional Investors and Climate Change (Wiley 2011) and the founder of the Journal of Environmental Investing (

Angelo earned a PhD in contemporary European philosophy from DePaul University, where his dissertation was underwritten by an extramural research grant from the Illinois Department of Mental Health. Angelo serves as a trustee and Vice-Chairman of a Chicago-area police pension board, Chairman of the Board of Outreach with Lacrosse and Schools, and is a member of the Chicago Quantitative Alliance.