Thursday, October 28, 2010

[FREE-FOOD] two sigma info session, wed, nov 3, 5:30-6:30pm, gates 104. thai food!

Thai food! Ooh.

Two Sigma Info Session
Speaker: Chris Sales, Managing Director, Research
Wednesday, November 3
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Gates Building, room 104
Thai Dinner will be Provided!

Abstract:
“Real World Arbitrage:” Stanford CS alumnus Chris Sales (BS ’95) will lead an interactive presentation that will give an introduction to the world of computational finance and highlight some of the many opportunities and challenges involved. Chris will also explain how many of the hard-earned skills and knowledge acquired at Stanford can help meet these challenges, and why it is an exciting time to be considering a career in this rapidly-evolving area.

Bio:
A member of the Firm since April 2005, Chris Sales joined Two Sigma after working at Glacis Capital Management, LLC, a hedge fund that he co-founded in 2002, focusing on stock statistical arbitrage trading. Immediately prior to Glacis, Chris worked at Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) as director of the Equity Derivatives group. Before his work there, he was at D. E. Shaw & Co. as an associate in the Equity-Linked Market Making group and later as VP in the Convertible Arbitrage Group. Chris graduated magna cum laude from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in management-engineering and earned a BS with distinction in computer science from Stanford University in 1995.

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