An Introduction to Quantitative Investing

May 31, 2017 • Tuck School of Business

Date: Wednesday, May 31st, 1:30-2:30 PM
Location: Rosenwald Classroom
Speaker: Dr. Jessica Stauth, VP of Quant Strategy
Signup: Email Andy Ladygin T’17 (

Join the Center for Digital Strategies and the Thayer School of Engineering for a discussion about quantitative investing with Quantopian VP of Quant Strategy, Dr. Jessica Stauth. The session will be an introduction to the Quantopian platform and algorithmic investment approaches. Discussions will include:
  • Overview of Key Terms
  • Investment Strategy Development in iPython
  • Investment Strategy Evaluation
  • Examples of Good and Bad Algorithmic Investment Designs
  • Q&A Session
If you are interested in attending, please email Andy Ladygin T’17 to sign up for the session.

Jessica Stauth is Vice President of Quant Strategy at Quantopian. Prior to joining Quantopian in August of 2013, she worked as an equity quant analyst at the StarMine Corporation and as a Director of Quant Product Strategy for Thomson Reuters. Jessica holds a PhD from UC Berkeley in Biophysics.

Quantopian is a crowd-sourced quantitative investment firm. They inspire talented people from around the world to write investment algorithms. They provide capitaldata, a research environment, and a development platform to algorithm authors (quants) and offer license agreements for algorithms that fit their investment strategy. The licensing authors are paid based on their strategy’s individual performance. Quantopian provides everything a quant needs to create a strategy and profit from it.

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