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Professional Summary

Senior quantitative researcher and portfolio trader exploiting statistical arbitrage techniques, financial signal processing, and machine learning for high frequency trading. Portfolio construction and implementation expertise based on 18 years managing negotiation and execution of trades on multiple exchanges, including crypto, commodities, stocks and fixed income. Proficient in Python, R and Matlab; Expert user of Bloomberg, Eikon and most third party OEM platforms. Techniques span across multiple specialties and change dramatically depending on the trading frequency, ranging from stochastic volatility and covariance modeling to short-term prediction based on market microstructure opportunities.

  • Trading Strategization
  • Price and Market Trend Identification
  • Digital Currencies
  • Team Leadership
  • Securities, Commodities, Crypto and Forex Trading
  • Short Selling
  • Complex Mathematics and Problem Solving
  • Data Gathering
  • Calm Under Pressure
  • Technical and Quantitative Analysis
Stanford University Palo Alto, CA, Expected in Master of Science : Cognitive Sciences - GPA :

Contemporary interdisciplinary research into questions about language, information, and intelligence — both human and machine. Emphasis on the following cognate disciplines: Computer Science, Philosophy, Mathematics, and Statistics.

UC San Diego La Jolla, CA, Expected in Bachelor of Arts : Philosophy, Economics, Political Science - GPA :
  • Member of Phi Betta Kappa
  • Dean's List
Work History
Jefferies Financial Group Inc. - Head Trader - Equities, Crypto, Forex and Swaps
NJ, State, 07/2018 - Current
  • Designed algorithms that automate reports covering current market sentiment, price points of resistance and support and liquidity characteristics of positions on a daily, hourly and on-demand basis.
  • Deployed systematic strategies that assessed minutely market conditions to look for hedge and arbitrage opportunities based on real-time mathematical indicators.
  • Increased trading profits 80% by trading cash vs. futures spreads in commodity markets experiencing backwardation.
  • Delivered expert analysis of market conditions by gathering key data, analyzing trends, creating reports and offering comprehensive evaluations to multiple trading teams across asset classes, time zones and industries.
  • Executed bilateral trading opportunities to increase revenue 600% and generate $18M in net profits.
Compellon, Inc. - Senior Vice President, Capital Markets
City, STATE, 01/2016 - 07/2018
  • Spearhead pivot into quantitative finance to monetize proprietary ML platform by designing and deploying behavioral, sentiment, fundamental and event-based strategies built on company's tech stack
  • Entered into research partnerships with Thomson Reuters, S&P Global, Morningstar and Factset.
  • Developed and implemented new strategies and policies in collaboration with executive partners to establish and achieve long-term business objectives, providing company with strong and sustainable organizational leadership.
  • Spearheaded cross-functional initiatives across departments to achieve business goals for bottom-line profits.
  • Resolved issues and recommended actions based on production and compliance reports.
  • Planned strategically for development of transformation roadmap as executive.
  • Presented and discussed strategy and initiative progress with senior business leaders.
  • Networked with customers, prospects and partners at conferences and trade shows.
  • Developed measurement tools, dashboards and reports to track metrics on adoption and effectiveness of initiatives.
  • Accumulated $40M in annual sales revenue by strategizing and executing new strategies.
  • Headed teams in managing implementation and training on strategic initiatives for entire company.
  • Presented weekly reports on company performance.
Kershner Trading Group - Quantitative Portfolio Manager, Hybrid Trader
City, STATE, 01/2015 - 10/2016
  • Reviewed project specifications and designed technology solutions that met or exceeded performance expectations.
  • Conducted regression testing, analyzed and incorporated results into high frequency trading algorithms.
  • Wrote highly maintainable, solid code for software system, forming core framework and earning consistent praise from subsequent developers since initial version.
  • Served as subject matter expert on Machine Learning and Process Automation for firm's core Traders.
  • Developed rebalancing strategies to minimize risk and portfolio exposures to compensate for market conditions.
  • Achieved 60% or higher returns each year.
  • Facilitated portfolio performance review and implemented new strategies.
New York - Vice President
City, STATE, 01/2013 - 01/2015
  • Evaluated investment potential of companies with thorough assessments of historical data, operational activities and future objectives.
  • Identified and evaluated potential investments against business plans and standards.
  • Recruited new investors to fund initiatives.
  • Developed and presented detailed analysis of investment performance, portfolio attributes and benchmark composition to evaluate investment strategies.
  • Created and executed aggressive investment strategies to increase returns by 33% each quarter.
  • Developed annual forecasts used to make key portfolio management decisions.
  • Monitored, managed and developed investments strategies including equity long/short, market neutral, liquidity and statistical arbitrage

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  • Stanford University
  • UC San Diego

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  • Head Trader - Equities, Crypto, Forex and Swaps
  • Senior Vice President, Capital Markets
  • Quantitative Portfolio Manager, Hybrid Trader
  • Vice President


  • Master of Science
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