Vladimir Finkelstein has been working in finance for 20 years. His primary focus is Fixed Income covering a wide range of interest rate securities, credit derivatives and cross-asset strategies.
Currently Vladimir is a principal at Winhall LLC consulting company and a Managing Partner of Cheget Investments LLC. For four years (2006-2010) Vladimir was the Chief Science Officer of Horton Point LLC, investment management company specializing in quantitative strategies across asset classes. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and Head of Quantitative Credit Research at Citadel Investment Group (2003-2005), and Head Derivatives Risk Modeler and the global Head of Credit Derivatives Analytics at Goldman, Sachs (2000-2003).
Vladimir began his career in finance at JPMorgan in 1991, where he first built the Fixed Income Derivatives Research Group in New York, and later was responsible for Global Credit Derivatives Analytics. Vladimir is teaching a course "Credit Markets and Models" in "Mathematics in Finance" Program at Courant Institute of NYU where he is a Fellow and an Adviser. He also is teaching a course "Interest Rate Derivative Modeling" in Mathematical Finance Program at Rutgers University. Vladimir holds Ph.D. in Physics from NYU and an MS in Theoretical Physics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.