About the Author
IGOR TULCHINSKY is the Founder, Chairman, and CEO of WorldQuant, a global quantitative asset management firm, based in Old Greenwich, Connecticut, that he established in 2007 following 12 years as a statistical arbitrage portfolio manager at Millennium Management. Before joining Millennium, Tulchinsky was a venture capitalist, scientist at AT&T Bell Laboratories, video game programmer, and author. He holds a master’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Texas, Austin, completed in a then-record nine months, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. A strong believer in education, Tulchinsky is the founder of WorldQuant University, which offers an entirely free online MSc degree in financial engineering and an applied data science module.