Marcos Lopez de Prado

Marcos Lopez de Prado - Guggenheim Partners & Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

Marcos López de Prado is Senior Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners. He is also a Research Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Computational Research Division (U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science), where he conducts unclassified research in the mathematics of large-scale financial problems and supercomputing.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 17 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 serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Portfolio Management (IIJ) and The Journal of Investment Strategies (Risk). He has collaborated with ~30 leading academics, resulting in some of the most read papers in Finance (SSRN), four international patent applications on High Frequency Trading, three textbooks, numerous publications in the top Mathematical Finance journals, etc. Marcos has an Erdös #2 and an Einstein #4 according to the American Mathematical Society. [Source:]


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