Financial Engineering Seminar Series - Haim Bodek

Thursday, February 20, 2014 ( 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm )

Location: Babbio 122


Haim Bodek, Managing Principal of Decimus Capital Markets, LLC

BIO: Haim Bodek is a Managing Principal of Decimus Capital Markets, LLC, a tactical consulting and strategic advisory firm focused on high-frequency trading and securities market structure. Mr. Bodek was formerly a founder and Chief Executive Officer of Trading Machines, LLC, an independent high-frequency options trading firm. Before that, Mr. Bodek was a Managing Director and Joint Global Head of Electronic Volatility Trading at UBS and a financial engineer at Goldman Sachs. Mr. Bodek is an electronic trading executive and algorithmic trading strategist with 15 years of experience in the automated trading space. His career, experiences, and advocacy for regulatory reform of securities markets are extensively profiled in “Dark Pools” by Scott Patterson, a journalistic account of transformational changes in the securities industry. Mr. Bodek’s book “The Problem of HFT – Collected Writings on High Frequency Trading & Stock Market Structure Reform” came out in January 2013.

The Financial Engineering Seminar Series is a centerpiece of the graduate Financial Engineering program and the undergraduate Quantitative Finance programs at Stevens Institute of Technology.  Its mandate is to arrange talks on current research and industry trends in financial engineering and quantitative finance that will be of interest to those who work in both industry and academia. This event is co-sponsored by the School of Systems & Enterprises, Financial Engineering Department and the Howe School of Technology, Quantitative Finance Department.