Thomas Pologruto is a Senior Managing Director in the Blackstone Technology and Innovations group and serves as the firm’s Chief Data Architect as well as the Chief Technology Officer of Liquid Markets Technology (BAAM, BXC, BIS, SFG, ABF, Real Estate Securities, and Harvest) and Data Science. As Chief Data Architect, Mr. Pologruto is focused on bringing advanced data analytics, warehousing and visualization to all of the Blackstone corporate and investment teams, and across our liquid markets, he leads the group’s software engineering teams, which develop proprietary investment and allocation tools, trading platforms and risk systems. He was previously the Chief Technology Officer of the Hedge Fund Solutions group.
Before joining Blackstone in 2019, Mr. Pologruto was a Quantitative Researcher and Senior Portfolio Manager at Kepos Capital. Prior to Kepos, he was the Chief Technology and Research Officer at Capstone Investment Advisors.
Mr. Pologruto graduated cum laude and with distinction from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Physics, Biochemistry and Biophysics as well as with a MS in Chemistry. Mr. Pologruto received a PhD in Biophysics from Harvard University.