Executive Chairman / Chairman of the Board
Dr. Carr Bettis is a serially successful entrepreneur, as the founder and chief architect of numerous market-leading financial science and technology innovations and businesses that have been acquired by Merrill Lynch, Thomson Financial (now Thomson Reuters), Primark/Disclosure (now Thomson Reuters), Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), Advanced Equities/GreenBook Financial (now First Allied Capital Management) and Sabrient Systems. Carr jointly owns intellectual property with Thomson Reuters via his IP firm CB Partners, and is Co-founder and Chairman of Verus Analytics, a 18 year quantitative financial technology company. He manages his family’s private equity portfolio via Fathom Lab and sits on other selected boards, including AudioEye (AEYE) and iMemories.
He is a former tenured professor and government appointee having served as Securities Administrator, Tax Commissioner, and Chief Financial Officer. He maintains a clinical-affiliation with Arizona State University as Research Professor of Finance and is frequently cited in national and international financial media. His research has been published in the most prestigious academic and professional journals such as the Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, and the Financial Analyst Journal. He received his Ph.D. from Indiana University in 1992.