Abstract: This introductory level workshop will give you the ability to navigate the world of quantitative finance. We focus on core principles of rigorous statistical research, and try to teach overall intuitions so you’re comfortable learning more on your own. We’ll also walk you through a simple trading strategy example that you can use as a starting point for moving forward.
Bio: Max works at Quantopian as a data scientist and manages the lecture series for the academic team, coordinating content development and helping to run the company's quantitative finance workshops.
Max holds a MS in Mathematical Finance from Boston University and has a strong background in statistics and computer science.
He has implemented trading systems based on machine learning in the past and has published research on theoretical mathematics.