Carlos Saez joined Spot in 2005 and has served as Chief Investment Officer since 2009. Carlos has over 15 years of proprietary trading experience. He is responsible for overseeing the firm’s proprietary trading businesses, including Trading, Equity Research, Automated Trading and the Financial Engineering functions. In 2008, Carlos held the Director of Trading role at Spot managing Volatility Trading and Equity Research. Prior to assuming management roles, Carlos was a senior trader at Spot from 2005 to 2008. Prior to joining Spot, Carlos was an equity options specialist on the floor of the CBOE with Toronto Dominion Bank from 2002 to 2004 and Stafford Trading from 2000 to 2002.
We were excited to have Carlos present a keynote address titled “Traditional investing, computer-based trading and the dynamism of the financial marketplace” at last year’s Trading Show Chicago.
Carlos holds a Civil Engineering degree from Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. in Analytic Finance from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
You can now download his presentation to find out more about:
- The hidden dangers of a fully automated global financial ecosystem – flash crashes, progress traps and self-reinforcing feedback loops
- The ever-growing reservoir of financial information, the power of big data analytics and the value of human insight in the investment process
- Could over-complexity endanger the framework of trust that has provided an essential basis for the healthy functioning of the markets?
The Trading Show Chicago is the only event that combines quant, automated trading, exchange technology, big data and derivatives. This year’s event will take place May 18-19 at the Navy Pier in Chicago.