KX V4.0 STREAMING ANALYTICS

Release Overview

KX/kdb Streaming Analytics Dashboard - KX

For over 20 years KX has been leading the evolution of streaming analytics.

Mark Sykes discussed the latest in Kx Streaming Analytics and the launch of a set of new features and capabilities across kdb+ 4.0, Dashboards Direct, Auto ML, and AWS Lambda cloud

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    Speakers

    Tim Griesbach AWS FinSpace - KX
    Tim Griesbach
    AWS FinSpace
    Head of Product Management
    Tim Griesbach AWS FinSpace - KX
    Tim Griesbach
    AWS FinSpace
    Head of Product Management

    Based in Maryland, he works with customers around the globe to translate business and technical requirements into products that enable customers to improve how they access, manage and use data to generate insights for their Capital Markets business.

    Kevin Webster - KX
    Kevin Webster
    Visiting Reader, Imperial College London
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University
    Kevin Webster - KX
    Kevin Webster
    Visiting Reader, Imperial College London
    Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University

    Kevin Webster is the author of the Handbook of Price Impact Modeling and teaches at Columbia University and Imperial College on topics such as price impact, algorithmic trading, and kdb. He has ten years of experience building large-scale, systematic, and model-driven frameworks for trading and has deployed algorithms for top-tier financial institutions such as Citadel, Deutsche Bank, and BNP Paribas. At KX CON [23], Kevin will share his experience leveraging kdb to estimate and run price impact models on high-frequency Nasdaq trading data from lobster.

    Erin Stanton
    Virtu Financial
    Global Head of Portfolio & Trading Analytic Client Support
    Erin Stanton
    Virtu Financial
    Global Head of Portfolio & Trading Analytic Client Support

    Erin Stanton is a leader in the field of data science and big data and is known for her big energy which she brings to everything she does. With a wealth of experience spanning over 15 years in the industry, she presently serves as the head of Virtu’s Analytics Global Client Support team. Erin is a fervent advocate for all things automation, AI and machine learning and data visualization related. Beyond her daily duties, Erin actively supports the inclusion of women in data science and leads Virtu’s Women in Data Science conference annually. Erin earned her undergraduate degree in Computer Science and Economics from Lehigh University and holds a Master’s degree in Information and Data Science from UC Berkeley. 

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    Alex Donohue
    TD Securities
    Head of Low Latency Electronic Trading
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    Alex Donohue
    TD Securities
    Head of Low Latency Electronic Trading
    Conor Hoekstra, Research Scientist at NVIDA Research – Host of Array Cast - KX
    Conor Hoekstra
    NVIDIA Research
    Research Scientist
    Conor Hoekstra, Research Scientist at NVIDA Research – Host of Array Cast - KX
    Conor Hoekstra
    NVIDIA Research
    Research Scientist

    Conor (he/him) is a Research Scientist at NVIDIA working on array programming models and languages. He is extremely passionate about programming languages, algorithms and beautiful code. He is the founder and organizer of the Programming Languages Virtual Meetup, he has a YouTube channel and is the host of three podcasts: 

    Conor is also an avid conference speaker. You can find all of Conor’s conference talks and podcast appearances (on other podcasts) here. 

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    Guillaume Torrente
    XBTO
    Crypto Finance
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    Guillaume Torrente
    XBTO
    Crypto Finance
    Valmiki Prasad, Phd - KX
    Valmiki Prasad
    Anthill Investment Technologies
    PHD, Physics
    Valmiki Prasad, Phd - KX
    Valmiki Prasad
    Anthill Investment Technologies
    PHD, Physics

    Dr Val Prasad is the founder of Anthill Investment Technologies, a financial technology start-up focused on providing technology solutions to quantitatively-driven investors and investment institutions in the digital asset space. He is also the principal of Anthill Advisors, a boutique consulting firm which specializes in providing clients with portfolio management, systematic trading and trade execution research solutions in traditional finance and cryptocurrency spaces.   Prior to this, Dr Prasad was the Head of Execution Research at ExodusPoint Capital Management and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors, and a portfolio manager at WorldQuant LLC.  He has over 16 years of quantitative trading and modeling experience, having worked on both the sell- and buy-side in execution research and portfolio management.  Dr Prasad is also an adjunct professor at Cornell University where he taught a graduate-level course titled “Quantitative Portfolio Management: From Model to Market”.  

    Dr Prasad graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in Physics from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Chicago.  He has published over 40 papers in refereed scientific journals and has won several international awards for my work.  Dr Prasad was also a member of the Supernova Cosmology Project, which was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2011. 

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    Igor Kantor
    PIMCO
    Data Acquisition, Analysis & Insights Architect
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    Igor Kantor
    PIMCO
    Data Acquisition, Analysis & Insights Architect

    Data Acquisition, Analysis & Insights Architect / Senior Manager PIMCO.

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    Speaker TBC
    Citadel LLC
    Citadel LLC Logo - KX
    Speaker TBC
    Citadel LLC

    Citadel LLC.

    Aaron Davies, Q/kdb+ Programmer at Morgan Stanley - KX
    Aaron Davies
    Morgan Stanley
    VP, Fixed Income Division
    Aaron Davies, Q/kdb+ Programmer at Morgan Stanley - KX
    Aaron Davies
    Morgan Stanley
    VP, Fixed Income Division

    Aaron Davies is a Vice President in the Fixed Income Division at Morgan Stanley, where he manages a data team handling market, reference, and collateral data for a variety of fixed income products. Aaron has been at Morgan Stanley since 2009; before that, he worked on equity KDB+ systems at Tudor Capital Singapore and Bank of America. Aaron holds a BS in Computer Engineering from Columbia University and an MS in Computer Science from the University of Louisville.

    Phineas Porter
    Phineas Porter
    Jump Trading
    Software Developer
    Phineas Porter
    Phineas Porter
    Jump Trading
    Software Developer

    Phineas Porter is a Software Developer at Jump Trading. Previously, he held roles in quant research and technology at UBS and Citibank. He graduated from Columbia University in 2014 with a degree in Operations Research.

    Peter Nabicht Speaker - KX
    Peter Nabicht
    Securities Technology Analysis Center
    President of STAC
    Peter Nabicht Speaker - KX
    Peter Nabicht
    Securities Technology Analysis Center
    President of STAC

    Peter has spent over 20 years driving change at the intersection of technology and complex business problems. At STAC, Peter’s mission is to leverage this experience to guide the continued rapid growth of the STAC community.

    His key roles prior to STAC include CTO of Allston Trading, developing and supporting multi-asset, low latency trading systems; Co-founder of 12Sided Technology, which developed high-throughput network data capture and analytics; and Head of Electronic Markets Strategy and Development at Dealerweb. Peter has a BA in English and a MS in Computer Science from Loyola University Chicago.

    Nataraj Dasgupta Speaker - KX
    Nataraj Dasgupta
    Syneos Health
    VP, Advanced Analytics
    Nataraj Dasgupta Speaker - KX
    Nataraj Dasgupta
    Syneos Health
    VP, Advanced Analytics

    Nataraj Dasgupta is the VP of Advanced Analytics at Syneos Health, a global Clinical Research Organisation (CRO) that has helped develop 92% of novel new drugs approved by the FDA in the past 5 years.

    Nataraj was a founding team member of RxDataScience, a Healthcare AI/ML startup, which was acquired by Syneos in 2021. Using kdb+, RxDataScience deployed enterprise-scale solutions at some of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies.

    At KXCON[23] Nataraj will share his real-world experience and the technical and business nuances of how kdb+ enabled him and the founding team to create competitive analytics products and establish a highly successful global startup from inception to exit.

    Nick Psaris Speaker - KX
    Nick Psaris
    Quant Trading Strategist,
    kdb Developer and Author
    Nick Psaris Speaker - KX
    Nick Psaris
    Quant Trading Strategist,
    kdb Developer and Author

    Nick Psaris is a trading strategist with over two decades of experience building automated option market making and equity statarb backtesting and trading systems as well as data and analytic platforms. He is a CFA charterholder and holds a Masters in Computational Finance (MSCF) from the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University.

    Nick wrote “Q Tips: Fast, Scalable and Maintainable Kdb+” based on his years of practical experience developing production trading systems in q. His second book, “Fun Q: A Functional Introduction to Machine Learning in Q”, uses the expressive q language to guide readers through implementing twelve machine learning algorithms from scratch.

    Nick is currently an adjunct professor for the Market Microstructure and Algorithmic Trading class at Carnegie Mellon’s MSCF program and a Managing Director in the Central Risk Book of a top-tier American investment bank.

    Ashok Reddy
    KX
    CEO
    Ashok Reddy
    KX
    CEO

    Ashok Reddy joined as Chief Executive Office in August 2022. He has more than twenty years’ experience leading teams and driving revenue for Fortune 500 and private equity-backed technology companies. He spent ten years at IBM as Group General Manager where he led the end-to-end delivery of enterprise products and platforms for a diverse portfolio of global customers. In addition, he has held leadership roles at CA Technologies and Broadcom and worked as a special adviser to digital transformation company in the Digital AI we helped the senior leadership team devise the product and platform vision and strategy.

    James Corcoran
    KX
    CGO
    James Corcoran
    KX
    CGO

    As chief growth officer James is responsible for driving strategic and operational initiatives to accelerate KX’s growth and for building the KX developer and user community across the world. He joined First Derivatives in 2009 and spent several years building front office trading and analytic platforms using KX technology, for many of the world’s largest financial institutions. He was subsequently appointed to several leadership positions including CTO and led the global expansion of the product and solution engineering teams through a combination of organic growth and the integration of strategic acquisitions. He holds an MSc in Quantitative Finance from the University College Dublin.