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SLTI Executive & Research Director

Dr. Ashby Monk

Executive & Research Director, Stanford Research Initiative on Long-Term Investing

Dr. Ashby Monk is currently a Senior Research Engineer in the School of Engineering at Stanford University and holds the position of Executive & Research Director of the Stanford Research Initiative on Long-Term Investing.

Ashby has more than 20 years of experience studying and advising investment organizations. He has authored seven books and published 100s of research papers on institutional investing that have been read by tens of people. His latest book, The Technologized Investor, won the 2021 Silver Medal from the Axiom Business Book Awards in the Business Technology category. 

Outside of academia, he has co-founded several companies that apply advanced analytics to drive better capital allocation and investment decision-making, including RCI Navigator (acquired by Addepar), FutureProof, NetPurpose, D.A.T.A., GrowthsphereAI, SheltonAI, Long Game Savings (acquired by Truist), and KDX. He is also a member of the CFA Institute’s Future of Finance Advisory Council and was named by CIO Magazine as one of the most influential academics in the institutional investing world.

Ashby received his Doctorate in Economic Geography at the University of Oxford and was a member of Christ Church college. He holds a Master’s in International Economics from the Université de Paris I - Pantheon Sorbonne. And he received his Bachelor's from Princeton University, where he tells people he majored in rowing.