John Montgomery Founder and CIO of Bridgeway bio image

President, CEO, Co-Chief Investment Officer, Portfolio Manager, and Founder

John Montgomery founded Bridgeway Capital Management in 1993 and is Founder, CEO, Co-Chief Investment Officer, and Portfolio Manager. His responsibilities include the firm’s strategic direction, investment management and risk oversight, portfolio management, and mentoring.

John holds a BS in Engineering, a BA in Philosophy from Swarthmore College, and graduate degrees from MIT and Harvard Business School. He worked with computer modeling and statistical methods as a research engineer at MIT in the late 1970s. Later, as a student at Harvard, he investigated methods to apply modeling to portfolio management and began applying these methods to his own investments in 1985. John left the transportation industry in 1991 to perform full-time research on his investment models prior to launching Bridgeway in 1993.  John serves as the board chair for Bridgeway Foundation and Aegis America.