Someone from the tTrading Show in Chiacgo sent this to me. Say thanks to them. MOre details on the Chicago Trading Show. SOrry I cannot attend
George Sokoloff, Founder and CIO of Carmot Capital, participated in last year’s Trading Show West Coast by giving a presentation titled “A new approach to tail-risk strategy; a view from Silicon Valley – utilizing algos originated for nonfinancial applications”.
George has over a decade of experience in creating and running quantitative stock selection models. He is a Founder and Chief Investment Officer at Carmot Capital LLC and a portfolio manager of Carmot Cayman Tail Risk fund, a quantitative tail risk plus equity market-neutral fund. Before founding Carmot, from 2006 through 2013 George was a Director of Quantitative Research at Bailard Inc and a portfolio manager of the Bailard Long/Short fund, a multistrategy market-neutral equity fund.
Download his presentation slides here >
Prior to joining Bailard, from 2001 through 2006 George was a quantitative research analyst at Starmine, developing quantitative stock selection models.
Find out what he had to say on:
A customer’s biggest pain
The nature of the hedge fund business
Several factors affecting the hedge fund industry
The progressive worsening of liquidity crunches
How the market sentiment is changing
What’s the worst that can happen?
George earned his MS in Applied Mathematics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 1998 and a PhD in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University in 2006. He has been a CFA charterholder since 2006.