6th TOKYO Kx MEET-UP
Kx would like to extend a warm invitation to the 6th Tokyo Kx (kdb+) Seminar and Meetup that will take place on Wednesday 12th of Oct from 6:30pm-8:00pm at Shin-Marunouchi Center Building (新丸の内センタービルディング).
First Derivatives Japan are pleased to confirm Key Note Speaker Mark Lefevre, a Algorithmic Quantitative Analyst for multi-asset electronic/high frequency trading and with experience at several top tier global investment banks. Mark will present on the Kx kdb+ and Machine Learning.
Please join us for informal refreshments after the seminar and take the unique opportunity to speak with others in Tokyo’s expanding Kx kdb network.
Everybody from total newbies to q "Gods" are welcome!
6:00 pm Registration
6:30 - 6:40 pm Welcome
6:40 - 7:10 PM “Using Q to Read Japanese” – by Algorithmic Quantitative Analyst, Mark Lefevre
Mark is currently consulting at one of the largest banks in Tokyo as an algorithmic quantitative analyst developing high-performance algorithmic trading systems on the e-FX desk. Prior to moving to Japan, he worked in London for Unicredit on the Equity-Linked Origination desk creating convertible bonds for European corporates, consulted in the US on e-commerce analytics and worked for several high-tech software companies. Earlier in his career, he worked for Mitsubishi Semiconductor America designing semiconductors and a start-up developing a DSP. He then moved into applications engineering for an Electronic Design Automation (EDA) company and, subsequently, internet software companies in CA and Europe. Mark has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Duke University, a Master’s degree in Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA in Quantitative Finance from the Wharton School of Business. He recently completed a Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF).
7:10 – 7:25 PM “Using Kx for Market and Trade Analytics” – by First Derivatives Japan Financial Engineer, Feicheng (Frank) She,
Feicheng(Frank) She - Frank joined First Derivatives as kdb+ engineer on Feb, 2016. He is currently working on a Quantitative Database Project for a major securities company based in Japan. He has Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 8 Programmer certification.
Date: Wednesday, Oct 12th, 2016 Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm Venue: Shin-Marunouchi Center Building 21F, 1-6-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo http://www.executivecentre.com/location/marunouchi_shin_marunouchi_center_building
Looking forward to seeing everyone on the night!
Nicholas Isamu Shindo, Luke Dillon & Feicheng She
First Derivatives Japan KK