Mr. Joseph Eagleeye is a principal of Premia Research LLC where he co-created the Premia Bancor Index, which is a smart commodity-oriented beta that is calculated and distributed by S&P Dow Jones Indices. In addition to Premia, Mr. Eagleeye is a consultant to Organic Valley, the nation’s second largest organic dairy producer where he is creating a risk management framework for their core business. His previous consulting assignments were with Morgan Stanley where he was an investment risk manager for the firm’s $2-trillion wealth management portfolio and with Merrill Lynch Investment Management in their risk management group where he advised on benchmark construction, hedging strategies, index replication strategies, portfolio construction, performance attribution and risk management.
Previously, Mr. Eagleeye was a senior derivatives strategist at Putnam Investments. While at Putnam, Mr. Eagleeye researched, back-tested and implemented systematic, relative-value derivative strategies, which spanned the bond and commodity markets, as well as co-managing Putnam’s institutional commodity program. Prior to joining Putnam Investments, Mr. Eagleeye developed programmed trading applications for Morgan Stanley’s Equity Division.
Mr. Eagleeye is the co-editor of the best-selling Risk Book (London), Intelligent Commodity Investing. He has also co-authored chapters for the following edited books: The New Generation of Risk Management in Hedge Funds and Private Equity Investments (Euromoney), Commodity Trading Advisors: Risk, Performance Analysis, and Selection (Wiley), Hedge Funds: Insights in Performance Measurement, Risk Analysis, and Portfolio Allocation (Wiley), and The Handbook of Inflation Hedging Investments (McGraw Hill).
Mr. Eagleeye has presented at the following industry conferences: Financial News’ “The Next Generation of Commodity Investment: A Strategic Conference for Active Investors” (in London); the World Research Group’s “Performance Attribution” conference (in New York City); the Chicago exchanges’ “Annual Risk Management Conference” (in Huntington Beach, California); and at Terrapinn’s “Commodities Week – MENA” conference (in Dubai).
Mr. Eagleeye holds a B.S. in Applied Mathematics from Yale University and an MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.