Dr. Scott G. Borgerson

CEO of CargoMetrics Technologies

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Dr. Scott G. Borgerson is the CEO of CargoMetrics Technologies, a systematic investment company that trades proprietary maritime data to deliver uncorrelated, absolute returns.

A former Coast Guard officer, Dr. Borgerson has held positions as a ship navigator, a patrol boat captain, an assistant professor at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, and the founding managing director of the Academy’s Institute for Leadership.  Drawing upon his experiences gained in the Coast Guard, he formed CargoMetrics, a big data company that collects and analyzes hyper accurate data on all ships and cargoes at sea. CargoMetrics uses quantitative techniques to trade commodities, currencies and forwards markets.

Prior to founding CargoMetrics, Dr. Borgerson was a fellow at Council on Foreign Relations.  An expert on the Arctic, he has published numerous landmark articles on the region; he advises national and international leaders on emerging Arctic issues; and he is a co-founder of The Arctic Circle, a global NGO. He has testified before a number of congressional committees, contributed to White House strategic policy making, and his Op-eds and articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Atlantic and Foreign Affairs.

Dr. Borgerson earned a B.S. from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with high honors as well as M.A.L.D. and Ph.D. degrees in international relations from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.