Marcos Lopez de Prado
Marcos López de Prado is Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners. He is also a Research Affiliate at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Computational Research Division (U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science). Before that, Marcos was Head of Quantitative Trading & Research at Hess Energy Trading Company (the trading arm of Hess Corporation, a Fortune 100 company) and Head of Global Quantitative Research at Tudor Investment Corporation.
In addition to his 15+ years of trading and investment management experience at some of the largest corporations, he has received several academic appointments, including Postdoctoral Research Fellow of RCC at Harvard University and Visiting Scholar at Cornell University. Marcos earned a Ph.D. in Financial Economics (2003), a second Ph.D. in Mathematical Finance (2011) from Complutense University, is a recipient of the National Award for Excellence in Academic Performance by the Government of Spain (National Valedictorian, 1998) among other awards, and was admitted into American Mensa with a perfect test score.
Marcos is the co-inventor of four international patent applications on High Frequency Trading. He has collaborated with ~30 leading academics, resulting in some of the most read papers in Finance (SSRN), three textbooks, publications in the top Mathematical Finance journals, etc. Marcos has an Erdös #3 and an Einstein #4 according to the American Mathematical Society.