Dr. Eduardo A. Repetto (PhD '98)
Eduardo Repetto is chief investment officer and co-founder of Avantis Investors, a unit of American Century Investments focused on managing funds, ETFs, and separate accounts using quantitative methods. Prior to Avantis, Repetto was director, co-chief executive officer, and co-chief investment officer of Dimensional Fund Advisors, an investment firm that managed approximately $530 billion in global equities, fixed income, and derivatives at the time of his resignation in 2017. Repetto began his career at Dimensional in 2000, when the company had its main office in Santa Monica and managed approximately $25 billion.
Prior to joining Dimensional, Repetto worked as a scientist at Caltech. A native of Argentina, Repetto received a diploma de honor in civil engineering from the University of Buenos Aires and a Master of Science in engineering from Brown University. He completed a PhD in aeronautics at Caltech in 1998, where he received the William F. Ballhaus Prize for outstanding doctoral dissertation in aeronautics and the Ernest E. Sechler Memorial Award for his teaching and research efforts.
Standing Committees: Development, vice chair; Institute and Alumni Relations, vice chair