Watch the recording from Thursday, June 24th at 10:50AM ET for this panel featuring QMIT, Parrot Analytics, and Precision Alpha and moderated by Market Rebellion's Jon Najarian.
Milind Sharma’s 25 years of market experience span running prop desks at RBC & Deutsche Bank (Saba unit) as well as hedge funds (QuantZ) & mutual funds (MLIM) not to mention his fintech venture QMIT. His funds have won many awards over the years including those from Morningstar, Lipper, WSJ, Battle of the Quants & BattleFin. He was also a co-founder of Quant Strategies at MLIM (now BlackRock) & Manager of the Risk Analytics and Research Group at Ernst & Young where he was co-architect of Raven TM.
His publications have appeared in the Journal of Investment Management, Risk, Elsevier, World Scientific, Wiley etc. His educational background includes Oxford, Vassar, Carnegie Mellon & Wharton. He has also lectured, presented and/ or taught Capstone courses at Columbia, Carnegie Mellon, Courant, Georgia Tech, Johns Hopkins, NYU Tandon, UCSD, UCLA etc. He is founder & President of the quant society <QWAFAxNEW> (formerly QWAFAFEW New York).
Alejandro serves as Director of Applied Analytics at Parrot Analytics based in New York. He’s a former McKinsey consultant who went on to become an executive producer on multiple TV series in his native Venezuela over the course of a decade. Prior to Parrot Analytics, Alejandro was at The Data Incubator, where he developed a machine learning application to predict returns on highly correlated financial assets. He earned his Master’s Degree in Information and Data Science from the University of California, Berkeley; his MBA in Finance and Technology from MIT Sloan School of Management; and his BSE in Civil Engineering and Economics from Duke University.
Michael Lucente has 25+ years of experience in international finance and has financed companies in a myriad of industries worldwide. He is an advisor, board member and investor with several companies and a VC Fund. Until 2008, Michael was a Managing Director with Merrill Lynch and held various senior positions, primarily Global Emerging Markets Structured Finance and Principal Finance for Latin America. After leaving Merrill Lynch, Michael managed a closely held ~$5Bn family office in Indonesia.
Jon ‘DRJ’ Najarian was linebacker for the Chicago Bears before he turned to another kind of contact sport – trading on the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
He became a member of the CBOE, NYSE, CME and CBOT and worked as a floor trader for some 25 years. Starting with Mercury trading 1990, Jon has founded, co-founded, and developed various financial service companies and technologies including optionMONSTER/tradeMONSTER, Najarian Advisors and Najarian Alternatives along with his brother Pete, HeatSeeker Technologies, and MarketRebellion.com, also with brother Pete, where he publishes his market observations and trade recommendations. Today, he is also a host on CNBC, a professional investor, money manager, and stock & crypto markets analyst.