Ben Bakkum

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Ben Bakkum

Quantitative Investing Associate, Betterment

Ben is a member of Betterment's Investing team in the role of Quantitative Investing Researcher. Previously, he worked on the data team at GiveDirectly, a nonprofit NGO that operates cash transfer and basic income programs. Prior to GD, he worked on the Private Bank Chief Investment Officer’s team at J.P. Morgan, contributing to the team's research, analysis, and content creation. Ben studied finance and history at the University of Virginia and is a CFA charter holder.

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