Bob earned a PhD in Theoretical Physics from Harvard University. He continued fundamental research at MIT on the propagation of microwaves and earned multiple patents.
Bob then began a 15-year career in derivatives research and trading. He first joined JPMorgan’s derivative research group and later Robertson Stephens derivatives trading group. His responsibilities included development of arbitrage strategies and models, arbitrage trading and risk management. From 2004 to 2010, Bob ran a high frequency trading group at Ronin Capital. He led all facets of trading system development, including software, system architecture and QA. He never had a negative P&L day due to software defect or operational issue.
Stéphane received a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. He continued his fundamental research at Thales Group. He earned multiple patents on power transistors for microwave radios and superconducting logic devices.
Stephane enjoyed a 17-year career at BNP Paribas. He directed Equity Derivative Quantitative R&D, Global Business Management, and Post Trade Services. His responsibilities included low latency arbitrage research, high performance computing, and market risk. He also served on the DTCC Warehouse Trust Company Board of Directors for two years.
Managing Director, McKay Brothers International SA
François received a PhD in Neurobiology from Marseille University in collaboration with UCL, London. He pursued fundamental research and teaching during a 15-year academic career in France. His research on plasticity of neural networks is published in a series of papers in international scientific journals.