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[2021-05-07] Mr. Mark Pimentel, co-founder, Kronos Research, "High Frequency Quantitative Trading — Secrets from a career trading the most competitive markets in the world"

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Poster:Post date:2021-04-16
Title: High Frequency Quantitative Trading — Secrets from a career trading the most competitive markets in the world
Date: 2021-05-07 2:20pm-3:30pm
Location: R103, CSIE
Speaker: Mr. Mark Pimentel, co-founder, Kronos Research
Hosted by: Prof. Hsin-Mu Tsai 
 
 

Abstract:

 
Mark Pimentel will be sharing experiences in developing high frequency trading strategies for fifteen years across cryptocurrency, equities, futures and other markets — including some of the mathematics behind our trading signals, secrets behind capturing and analyzing data in the right way, and why applying artificial intelligence in financial markets is one of the most innovative and challenging career choices you can make.
 
 
Biography:
 
Mark Pimentel is the co-founder of Kronos Research, one of the largest cryptocurrency trading firms in the world, headquartered right here in Taipei. He moved to Taiwan in 2018 after working for the top quantitative trading firms in the USA, notably hedge fund giant Citadel Investment Group.
 
Mark first started his career in Citadel Investment Group’s High Frequency Trading unit in 2006, which made $892M in 2007 and $1.15B in 2008. Later on, he worked at Knight Capital’s electronic market development group, now part of Virtu where Mark’s team operated the largest dark pool in the United States and Europe during that time. He then went on to manage successful proprietary trading groups in global futures and equities in Chicago.
 
Educational background:
B.S. Computer Engineering / Finance (Double Major)
M.S. Computer Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU)
 
 
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