Ross Stevens founded Stone Ridge in 2012, and serves as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Investment Committee.  Ross founded the New York Digital Investment Group (NYDIG) in 2017, and serves as its Executive Chairman.  Ross received his PhD in Finance and Statistics from the University of Chicago (Booth) and his BSE in Finance from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton).  Ross founded and serves as the Advisory Board Chairman of the Stevens Center for Innovation in Finance at the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton).