German Hernandez

Associate Professor | Department of Systems and Computing Engineering, National University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia


Lecture Information:
  • May 3, 2019
  • 3:00 PM
  • PG6 105
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Speaker Bio

German Hernandez is an Associate Professor at the Department of Systems and Computing Engineering at the National University of Colombia, Bogota, Colombia. He leads there the Research Group in Algorithms and Combinatorics “Algos” and the Research Group in Algorithmic Trading, Computational Finance “Algotrade”. German is also a partner of Algocodex, an algorithmic trading company. He has a PhD. in Math with Conc. in CS and an MSc. in CS form U of Memphis; an MSc, in Math., an MSc. in Stat. and BSc in Computing and Systems Eng. form the National University of Colombia. He also has been an adjunct professor at the CS Dept at U of Memphis.
http://disi.unal.edu.co/~gjhernandezp/
https://www.linkedin.com/in/german-hernandez-06775b62/

Description

In this talk, we will show how crowdsourced hedge funds work and explain three trading algorithm examples using Quantopian, one of the most popular crowdsourced hedge fund platforms today.