For Immediate Release
Media Relations Coordinator
The Speed Traders
Edgar Perez, Presenter at Harvard Business School’s VC &
PE Conferences, Leading The Speed Traders Workshop
2012 Kuala Lumpur
Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur:
How High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures
and FX, April 12th
(April 7, 2012, New York) Mr. Edgar Perez, a presenter at the Harvard Business School’s Venture Capital & Private
Equity Conference in Boston, MA, will bring to Malaysia The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur, How
High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX
(http://thespeedtradersworkshopkualalumpur.eventbrite.com), April 12.
Indeed, it was the popular Investing in Asia panel at the 18th Annual Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference
at Harvard Business School, held in Boston, February 17-18, 2012, that was moderated by 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, published by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011) and currently being translated into Chinese and Portuguese.
The Investing in Asia panel drew more than 200 participants for what became an insightful and enlightening
discussion led by Mr. Perez. The panel reviewed investing opportunities in the biggest continent of the world,
focusing on private equity activity in the major financial centers, including China, Hong Kong, Japan and Indonesia.
Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent speaker and networker in the specialized area of high-frequency
trading. He is, course director of The Speed Traders Workshop 2012, How High Frequency Traders Leverage
Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, and Kuala
Lumpur), and founder of Golden Networking.
Mr. Perez has been engaged to present to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, CFA Singapore, Hong Kong
Securities Institute, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University and Pace University, among
other institutions. In addition, Mr. Perez has spoken at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum (New York, Chicago,
Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, London, Singapore), MIT Sloan Investment Management Conference (Cambridge), High-
Frequency Trading Happy Hour (New York), Institutional Investor’s Global Growth Markets Forum (London),
Technical Analysis Society (Singapore), TradeTech Asia (Singapore), FIXGlobal Face2Face (Seoul), 2nd Private
Equity Convention Russia, CIS & Eurasia (London), 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, New York, 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
The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur will reveal how high-frequency trading players are succeeding in
the global markets and driving the development of algorithmic trading at breakneck speeds from the U.S. and Europe
to India, Singapore and Brazil. The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur kicks off a series of presentations
in the world’s most important financial centers: Warsaw, Poland, May 11; Kiev, Ukraine, May 18; Singapore, May 26;
Beijing, China, May 30; Shanghai, China, June 6; Jakarta, Indonesia, June 13; Mexico City, Mexico, July 27; Hong
Kong, August 4, and Moscow, Russia, August 10.