Jon Hartley is a co-founder and CEO of Real Time Macroeconomics LLC, a financial technology firm that provides real-time macroeconomic data derived from aggregated online data collection (for more information regarding subscriptions, please see www.realtimemacroeconomics.com). Jon is also an economics contributor at Forbes, The Huffington Post, and National Review. Jon's writings have also appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, American Banker, The Washington Times, and City Journal.
Jon also is a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and is affiliated with The Manhattan Institute's economics group, Economics21.org. Jon is a former Quantitative Investment Strategies Client Portfolio Management Senior Analyst at Goldman Sachs (2011-2014), a former Dallas Cowboys Statistician (2011-2012) and a former research associate at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (2009-2010).
Jon is also on the Manhattan Institute Young Leaders Circle Advisory Committee, the Pencils of Promise New York City Leadership Committee, and remains active in a number of charities.
Jon graduated from University of Chicago with an A.B. in Economics and Mathematics with Honors and is an M.B.A. candidate at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business. His current research is focused on monetary policy, macroeconomics and inequality. He is also a CFA Level 3 Candidate. His other areas of expertise include economic policy analysis and programming (C++, Stata, and Matlab).