Talk: Financial technology

Speaker: Joseph Wang (joequant)

Company: Bitquant Research Laboratories

Language: English (with English Slides)

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About Speaker

Dr. Joseph Wang is chief scientist of Bitquant Research Laboratories, a small Hong Kong-based financial technology company. He has a doctorate in computational astrophysics from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelors of physics from MIT. Before leaving to focus on promoting entrepreneurship and new technology in Hong Kong, he worked as vice-president in the quantitative research division of JPMorgan both in Hong Kong and at its corporate headquarters in New York City. Dr. Wang also has worked as a software developer in both Forture 500 and small startup companies in the Silicon Hills region of Central Texas.

About the Topic

Bitquant is a two person fintech firm that trades bitcoin and digital currencies. This talk will illustrate how Bitquant uses python to do algo trading and risk management, and the lessons we've learned along the way.