Top mathematicians at Cornell Financial Engineering’s Future of Finance conference


Top mathematicians at Cornell Financial Engineering’s Future of Finance conference

Teacher Raphael DouadyTeacher Researcher, Sorbonne

Giuseppe PaleologoHead of Risk Management at Hudson River Trading

Amal Musa, Managing Director, Head of Exotic Derivatives Trading in US Single Stocks at Goldman Sachs, Adjunct Professor, Masters Program in Mathematics of Finance at Columbia University

Teacher Gilles DurantonDean’s Chair, Wharton School of Business

Teacher Matthew DixonQuant of the year 2021

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan 2022 Future of Finance Conference

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan 2022 Future of Finance Conference Speaker Profile: Matthew Dixon 2022 Quant Of The Year

Matthew Dixon is a British applied mathematician working in the field of algorithmic finance. His research focuses on the application of computational and applied mathematics concepts to financial modeling, particularly in the area of ​​algorithmic trading and derivatives. Matthew’s research is currently funded by Intel Corporation and he develops codes for high performance architectures. His work in deep learning with Diego Klabjan (NWU) has been widely recognized and he is a frequent guest speaker at quantitative and fintech events around the world, in addition to being referenced as an IT finance expert in several reputable media, including the FinancialTimes and Bloomberg Markets.

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Cornell Financial Engineering 2022 Future of Finance Conference Speaker Profile in Manhattan: Dr. Giuseppe Paleologo Chief Risk Officer Hudson River Trading

Giuseppe Paleologo is Head of Risk Management at Hudson River Trading. His interests lie in quantitative equity risk management, portfolio construction and finding alpha signals. Prior to HRT, Paleologo served as Head of Enterprise Risk at Millennium Management and as a guest lecturer at Cornell University, where he taught a course on selected topics in risk and portfolio management. He also worked at Citadel, managing quantitative research and risk for the company’s largest relative value firm. Early in his career, Dr. Paleologo was a mathematician at IBM Research and was responsible for global credit risk models for IBM Global Financing. Dr. Paleologo earned his doctorate from Stanford in Management Science and Engineering. In addition, Dr. Paleologo also holds an MS from Stanford in Operations Research and Statistics, and an MS and BS in Physics from the University of Rome.

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Hudson River Trading Head of Risk, Fmr Citadel & Chief Risk Officer of Millenium Dr. Gappy Paleologo

Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan Futures of Finance 2022 Speaker Profile: Dr. Amal Moussa Managing Director Head of U.S. Equities Single Stocks Exotic Derivatives Trading Goldman Sachs

Dr. Amal Moussa is a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs, where she heads the Exotic Single Equity Derivatives Trading Desk. Prior to this, Amal held senior positions in equity derivatives trading at other leading financial institutions such as JP Morgan, UBS and Citigroup. In addition to her work in the markets, Amal is an adjunct professor at Columbia University where she teaches a graduate course on derivatives modeling and trading as part of the Masters in Mathematics of Finance program.

Amal has a doctorate. in Statistics, with distinction, from Columbia University. His dissertation “Contagion and Systemic Risk in Financial Networks” highlighted the importance of network structure in identifying systemic financial institutions and formulating regulatory policies, and has been cited by several academics and industry professionals. industry, including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

She also received the Minghui Yu Teaching Award from Columbia University. Before her doctorate, Amal graduated with a Master’s degree in Financial Mathematics from the Sorbonne University (formerly Paris VI) and a Grande Ecole engineering degree from Télécom Paris. Amal is a member of the board of directors of Teach for Lebanon, an NGO that ensures that all Lebanese children have access to education, regardless of their socio-economic background, and she is an active member of the Women in Goldman Sachs trading.

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Cornell Financial Engineering Manhattan 2022 Future Of Finance Speaker Profile: Raphael Douady Sorbonne Research Professor

Raphaël Douady is a French mathematician and economist.

He held the Frey Family Endowed Chair of Quantitative Finance at Stony Brook University (SUNY, 2015-18), and was previously Academic Director of the Laboratory of Excellence in Financial Regulation (Labex ReFi, a joint initiative of Paris 1- Sorbonne University, ESCP-Europe, CNAM and ENA, 2013-16). In addition, it is affiliated with the University of Paris 1-Panthéon-Sorbonne and the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS). He co-founded financial technology companies Riskdata (1999) and Datacore (2015) and now advises Matrics, a cloud-based system using AI for the buy-side industry.

He has more than twenty years of experience in the banking sector and thirty-five years of research in pure and applied mathematics.

His research currently focuses on systemic risk and the anticipation of financial market crises. As well as the use of data science and advanced statistical techniques for long-term investment. His training in pure mathematics focuses on dynamical systems, chaos theory and symplectic geometry. He studied at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris. In addition, he obtained his doctorate in mathematics in 1982 at the University of Paris 7. He is a member of the board of directors of the Friends of IHES, a charity association supporting the French Institute for Higher Scientific Studies.

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Cornell Financial Engineering Futures of Finance 2022 Conference Speaker Profile in Manhattan: Professor Gilles Duranton, Chairman of Wharton’s Real Estate Department and Economist


PhD, London School of Economics, 1997; B.Sc., HEC, 1991

Recent consultation

Urban and regional development, transport, local public finance

University positions held

Wharton: 2012-present; named Dean’s Professor of Real Estate in July 2013; President, Real Estate Department 2013-2019; University of Toronto: 2005-2012; London School of Economics: 1996-2005.

Professional direction

past president, Urban Economics Association; Co-editor in chief, Journal of Urban Economics; Member of the editorial board of several journals; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Researcher, Center for Economic Policy Research; Affiliate Professor, LSE International Growth Centre; Affiliate, LSE Center for Economic Performance, Urban and Spatial Programme.

Awards and honors

Member of the Regional Scientific Association (2014); Walter Isard Award for Scholarly Achievement (Regional Science Association, 2014); Dean’s Award of Excellence (University of Toronto) 2012, 2011; Additionally, Chairman of the North American Regional Science Council, 2011; Hewings Prize (Regional Science Association), 2007. Finally, winner of the August Lösch Prize, 2006; Philip Leverhulme Prize, 2003; European Investment Bank, 2001; Aydalot Prize, 1996.

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