Daniel Magestro

Dr. Daniel Magestro is an Adjunct Professor in Finance in the Fisher College of Business at the Ohio State University. He joined the Department of Finance in 2010 and teaches graduate- and undergraduate-level courses in data analysis and investment management.

Dr. Magestro is VP, Research Director at the International Institute for Analytics, where he manages a robust research agenda and leads a network of faculty thought leaders in analytics. In his role, Magestro interfaces with IIA’s global community of analytics practitioners and advises companies on all aspects of elevating analytics capabilities across an enterprise.

Magestro has over 15 years of experience practicing and leading analytics in various industries and settings. Prior to joining IIA, he managed multiple analytics teams at Cardinal Health in Columbus, Ohio, where he led analytics strategy and was Director of the Analytics Center of Excellence in the company's large Pharmaceutical Division. Magestro also held analytics roles at JP Morgan Chase, Nationwide Insurance, and Investor Analytics, and his work has crossed healthcare, marketing, institutional investments, risk management, and hedge funds.

Dr. Magestro came to business from science – he holds a Ph.D. in nuclear physics and enjoyed a successful first career in physics research and education. He presented original research at 40 seminars and conferences in ten countries, and he taught physics courses at three universities (including Ohio State).

Areas of Expertise

  • Business Analytics

  • Mortgage-backed Securities

  • Portfolio Risk Management

  • Derivatives

  • Asset and Liability Management


  • PhD, Nuclear Physics


  • E-mail


    (614) 292-5026

    (614) 292-7062

    Department of Finance
    Fisher College of Business
    The Ohio State University
    700 Fisher Hall
    2100 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210

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