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Careers in Finance - Brian Peterson, Braverock Investments LLC and Hehmeyer Trading + Investments

Event Date: 

Mar 6, 4:30pm to 5:30pm


Illinois Tech Downtown Campus
565 W. Adams St. 
Room 470
Chicago, IL 60661

Brian G. Peterson will be giving a presentation in careers in quantitative finance on Wednesday, March 6 between 4:30-5:30 p.m. in DTC Room 470.

Brian Peterson has more than a decade of experience researching, designing, developing, and deploying production quantitative trading systems. He is the Managing Director for quantitative trading and cryptocurrencies at Hehmeyer Trading + Investments in Chicago, and has held similar roles at other prominent Chicago trading firms for almost 20 years. Brian has deep experience delivering large, technically complex production systems utilizing the latest technologies and techniques, including advanced optimization, machine learning and artificial intelligence, low-latency execution, and algorithm design. In addition, Brian researches, publishes, and teaches. He has held an appointment as a lecturer in quantitative trading systems design in the University of Washington Applied Mathematics, Computational Finance, and Risk Management graduate department since 2013. Brian is co-author or maintainer of over 10 packages for using the R statistical language in finance, acts as the organization administrator for R's participation in the prestigious annual Google Summer of Code program, and is on the organizing committee of the annual R/Finance conference in Chicago.

All Stuart students including the graduates and undergraduates pursuing Finance, Mathematical Finance, Business Administration, and Management Sciences are encouraged to attend. Register now