Dima is a quantitative analyst on the Hedge Fund team, focusing on the quantitative analysis of hedge funds and portable alpha portfolios. He joined Morgan Stanley Investment Management in 2004 and has 13 years of industry experience. Prior to his current role, Dima was a Morgan Stanley IT associate. Prior to joining the firm, he was a senior software engineer at iCarnegie, an e-learning company affiliated with Carnegie Mellon University and an R&D software engineer at Sonic Foundry. Dima received an M.S. in applied mathematics / computer science from St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.