Our Leadership Team
Scott Andrews, Co-Founder, CEO
Scott Andrews is Co-founder and CEO of InvestiQuant, Inc. and oversees all company operations. In 2008, Mr. Andrews founded Master The Gap, Inc. where he gained recognition helping self-directed investors use intraday trading techniques to navigate the 2008-2009 financial crisis and take advantage of its extraordinary volatility. In 2015, the company was renamed InvestiQuant and collaborated with Duke University’s Center for Quantitative Modeling to evolve its predictive analytic models. Prior to InvestiQuant, Mr. Andrews was a self-directed investor trading equities, options and index futures for his own accounts from 2004 - 2007. Scott has been a popular speaker at numerous trading and investing conferences over the past decade and his statistical research and analysis has been published in many industry leading journals and sites around the globe.
Prior to trading, Scott co-founded SciQuest, Inc., a cloud-based, B2B enterprise spend management company. As CEO, he led SciQuest’s $48 million venture capital financing and subsequent $120 million IPO on the NASDAQ exchange, and served as Chairman of the company until 2003. The company was subsequently renamed Jaggaer and today manages over $300 billion annually via its cloud-based enterprise applications.
After graduating with a B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1987, Mr. Andrews served as an aviation officer in the U.S. Army, flew in support of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, and subsequently earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina. Mr. Andrews holds his Series 3 futures and commodities license.
David Skowron, Co-Founder, VP of Technology
David Skowron is Co-founder and Vice President of Technology for InvestiQuant, Inc. and is responsible for all technology and development. Prior to InvestiQuant, Mr. Skowron was the Managing Member of Skowron Capital Management, which he founded in August 2009 and was registered as an associated person and principal from October 2009 through November 2015.
Prior to InvestiQuant, Mr. Skowron served as the Vice President of Technology for SciQuest, Inc, a cloud-based spend management solutions provider managing over $300 Billion annually. He joined Scott Andrews at SciQuest in October 1998 when the company was a small start-up and was responsible for software development and database architecture from October 1998 through July 2002. From August 2002 through March 2006 he was responsible for the applications infrastructure ensuring complete worldwide availability of the platform. From March 2006 until April 2014 Mr. Skowron was responsible for database management and application stability and performance. Prior to joining SciQuest, Mr. Skowron was a software developer at IBM. In March 2002, Mr. Skowron began researching trading strategies and trading for his own account.
After graduating with his B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1987, Mr. Skowron earned his M.A. from Webster University and served as an officer in the United States Army. Mr. Skowron holds his Series 3 futures and commodities license.