Salil Mehta

Salil Mehta Salil is a statistician with more than 17 years of experience, of which a dozen years were on Wall Street, performing proprietary trading and economic research for firms such as Salomon/Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley.

 He also served for two years in a leadership role, as the Director of Analytics, in the U.S. Department of the Treasury for the Administrations $700 billion TARP program.  Salil is also the former Director of the Policy, Research, and Analysis Department in the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation.  He completed a graduate degree in mathematical statistics from Harvard.  In addition to having lectured on probability and economics at a number of leading universities, Salil has authored academic articles.  He currently provides advisory to the heads of several organizations, and he is concurrently a Rutgers graduate statistics adjunct faculty member. Salil has also been acknowledged by a number of leading publications, such as the National Bureau of Economic Research, American Statistical Association, and The New York Times.  He has also completed a statistics and analytics topics book called Statistics Topics, available on  His blog on statistics research, Statistical Ideas, is being followed by more than one central bank and is syllabus-reading materials at several leading universities.