For Immediate Release
Media Relations Manager
Join Edgar Perez at High-Frequency Trading Happy Hour
NYC ‘HFT in China: Mirage or Reality’, June 13
Join Hedge Fund, Alternative Investments, Private Equity, High-Frequency, Algorithmic and
Proprietary Trading Managers, Investors, Executives and Professionals From the Most Prestigious Firms
for Networking and Cocktails, and for a Unique Presentation From 6PM to 7PM, June 13
(June 9, 2012, New York) Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders and speaker at The Speed Traders
Workshop 2012 Beijing and Shanghai, had an extraordinary opportunity to learn directly from practitioners and
exchanges where high-frequency trading really stands, from stock trading at Shanghai Stock Exchange to futures
at China Financial Futures Exchange to commodities at Shanghai Futures Exchange. Upon his return, he will
hold a unique presentation from 6PM to 7PM: ‘'HFT in China: Mirage or Reality?’ where he will share this very
experience. High Frequency Trading Happy Hour (http://hfthappyhour.com/) is providing this exceptional
opportunity to not only network with individuals from multinational financial institutions, but also to acquire an
inside perspective on the role high frequency trading has on China, the next largest economy of the world.
Mr. Perez is widely regarded as the preeminent speaker and networker in the specialized area of high-frequency
trading. He is 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), published by McGraw-Hill Inc.
(2011) and currently being translated into Chinese and Portuguese, course director of The Speed Traders
Workshop 2012, How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in
Equities, Options, Futures and FX (Hong Kong, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Kuala Lumpur, Warsaw and Kiev), and
founder of Golden Networking.
Mr. Perez has been featured on CNBC Cash Flow (with Oriel Morrison), CNBC Squawk Box (with Geoff
Cutmore), BNN Business Day (with Kim Parlee), TheStreet.com (with Gregg Greenberg), Channel NewsAsia
Business Tonight and Cents & Sensibilities (with Lin Xue Ling), NHK World, iMoney Hong Kong, Hedge Fund
Brief, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Dallas Morning News, Valor Econômico, FIXGlobal
Trading, TODAY Online, Oriental Daily News and Business Times.
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 Harvard Business School’s Venture
Capital & Private Equity Conference (Boston), 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.