OptionMetrics was founded in 1999 as a financial research and consulting firm specializing in econometric analysis of the options markets. Today we have become the premier provider of high-end options research data and analyses to institutional options investors. We offer unique solutions to our clients in the financial services industry by leveraging our core expertise in the options markets, econometrics, and technology.
One of our first major customers was Bear Stearns (now JPMorgan Chase) in 2002, and since then our customer base has grown to over 200 institutional subscribers who demanded the best in historical options data and analytics. These include most major banks, a variety of hedge funds, proprietary trading groups, market makers, universities, big accounting firms, investment management firms, and others.
David J. Hait, PhD, the founder and president of OptionMetrics, is a financial economist with over 25 years of experience in applied quantitative derivative research and technology. Dr. Hait founded OptionMetrics to fulfill a major need in the financial marketplace for accurate and reliable data and services for the econometric analysis of the options markets.