Ernesto is a Managing Director in Active Equities and a member of the Disciplined Equity team in Chicago. Ernesto began his investment management career in 1992 with Batterymarch Financial Management. He was a partner and lead portfolio manager at Nicholas-Applegate Capital Management LLC, and he also served as a software developer at Bolt, Beranek and Newman. His career features investment management and research, econometric research, statistical research and computer graphics research. He holds a Ph.D. and an M.A. in statistics from Harvard University and a B.S. in mathematics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.