About Marco Bitran
Marco Bitran is the founder and Chief
Executive Officer (CEO) of AI Exchange, Inc., located in Boston,
Massachusetts. AI Exchange, which was a semi-finalist in Harvard
Business School’s Alumni New Venture Contest, is a technology financial
services company. The firm offers new ways for financial advisers to
access alternative investment strategies. Marco Bitran raised $1.5
million in venture capital to develop the necessary technology for
innovations in trading and allocation software.
Following his graduation from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Marco Bitran worked as an Engineer in the Cellular Systems Division of Qualcomm, in San Diego, California, where he developed voice processing algorithms for phones. In 1998, he founded Digital Entertainment Media, Inc., in San Francisco. The company provided Internet streaming services to medium-sized websites.
In 1999, Marco Bitran started working for Morgan Stanley in Menlo Park, California. As a Financial Analyst in the Investment Banking Division, he focused primarily on technology and telecommunications sectors. As an Equity Research Associate in telecommunications equipment, Bitran was one of the first to predict the upcoming industry slowdown.
In 2003 Marco Bitran joined Wellington Management Company in Boston as a Sector-Fund Manager and Global Industry Analyst. At Wellington, he managed a $1 billion global sector fund focused on infrastructure and capital goods. Later, as founder and Portfolio Manager of Clearstream Investments, LLC (also known as GMB Capital Management, LLC), Bitran grew an exchange-traded fund to $550 million in assets using models developed by MIT professor Gabriel R. Bitran and MIT graduate Shioulin Sam.
Marco Bitran earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
with a minor in Economics from MIT, and a Master’s in Business
Administration from Harvard Business School. He captained MIT’s NCAA
Division I rowing team to the National Collegiate Athletic Association
(NCAA) finals. Bitran is also a member of the Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi,
and Sigma Xi national honor societies. He speaks fluent Portuguese and
enjoys world traveling, hiking, and photography.
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As stated by local professionals, Marco Bitran graduating with his fellow scouts from Bloomington High School, South, Bitran stayed in Brookline city and attended the Indiana University, Bloomington where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Economics. His employment as a Compensation and Benefits Manager for the city keeps him close to the community he has grown to embrace.