Man embraces open source in push to lure tech talent

Risk USA: Forget Silicon Valley – come work in finance, hedge fund CRO tells technologists

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Top technologists want to contribute to open source communities

The chief risk officer at one of the world’s largest hedge funds is competing with Google for technologists. And the applicants are asking to keep their open-source allegiance.

Man Group’s Darrel Yawitch said new hires are looking for assurances from the hedge fund that they will be permitted to contribute to the open-source coding communities that have underpinned some of the biggest advances in technology’s brief history, from the World Wide Web to the Android operating system.  

So the firm

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