For Immediate Release
Media Relations Coordinator
The Speed Traders
Edgar Perez, The Speed Traders, Keynote Speaker at
TradeTech Asia, Singapore
Edgar Perez's The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-Frequency Trading
Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World, Presenting at TradeTech Asia, Singapore,
on "High Frequency Traders – The New Masters of the Universe?"
(November 14, 2011, New York) Mr. Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders, An Insider's Look at the
New High-Frequency Trading Phenomenon That is Transforming the Investing World
(http://www.thespeedtraders.com), will be presenting at TradeTech Asia, Singapore, November 16, on "High
Frequency Traders – The New Masters of the Universe?". The presentation can be downloaded through this
TradeTech Asia, with over 650+ attendees, 300+ buy-side traders, senior representatives from the major
exchanges, regulators, brokers and technology experts, is a one-stop-shop for the latest updates in electronic
equity trading and more.
Topics to be covered include algorithmic trading, dark pools, market fragmentation, country-specific updates
and international case-studies. This year’s event also features specific streams dedicated to high-frequency
trading and related IT architecture, and another focusing on hedge funds trading and investment across Asia.
Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the pre-eminent networker in the specialized area of high-frequency trading.
He has been featured on CNBC Cash Flow with Oriel Morrison, BNN Business Day with Kim Parlee,
TheStreet.com with Gregg Greenberg, Channel NewsAsia Cent & Sensibilities with Lin Xue Ling, The Wall
Street Journal, The New York Times, The Dallas Morning News, Los Angeles Times, iMoney Hong Kong,
Hedge Fund Brief, Oriental Daily News Hong Kong, and more. He has been engaged as speaker at Harvard
Business School’s 17th Annual Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference, High-Frequency Trading
Leaders Forum 2011 (New York, Chicago, Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Singapore), CFA Singapore, Hong Kong
Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University (New York), Global
Growth Markets Forum (London), Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), Middle East Hedge Funds
Investors Summit 2012 (Dubai, UAE), among other global forums.
Mr. Perez was a vice president at Citigroup, a senior consultant at IBM, and a consultant at McKinsey & Co.
in New York City. Mr. Perez has an undergraduate degree from Universidad Nacional de Ingeniería, Lima,
Peru (1994), a Master of Administration from Universidad ESAN, Lima, Peru (1997) and a Master of
Business Administration from Columbia Business School, with a dual major in Finance and Management
(2002). He belongs to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Mr. Perez resides in the New York City area and
is an accomplished salsa and hustle dancer.
Mr. Perez is one of the great business networkers and motivators on the lecture circuit; he is available
worldwide for the following speaking engagements: Present and Future of High-Frequency Trading, The Real
Story behind the "Flash Crash", Networking for Financial Executives, and Business Networking for Success.
The Speed Traders, published by McGraw-Hill Inc., is the most comprehensive, revealing work available on
the most important development in trading in generations. High-frequency trading will no doubt play an ever
larger role as computer technology advances and the global exchanges embrace fast electronic access. The
Speed Traders explains everything there is to know about how today's high-frequency traders make
millions—one cent at a time. In this new title, The Speed Traders, Mr. Perez opens the door to the secretive
world of high-frequency trading. Inside, prominent figures drop their guard and speak with unprecedented
candidness about their trade.