For Immediate Release
Media Relations Coordinator
The Speed Traders
Traders and Investors Gear up for High Frequency Trading
Seminar in Kuala Lumpur
Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur:
How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities,
Options, Futures and FX, September 12
(June 19, 2012 New York) Mr. Edgar Perez, author, The Speed Traders, and former McKinsey & Co. consultant, will
be leading The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Kuala Lumpur: How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders
Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options, Futures and FX
(http://www.TheSpeedTradersWorkshop.com), September 12 for the first time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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, published by McGraw-Hill Inc. (2011) and currently being translated into
Chinese, 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, and founder of Golden
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.
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: Mexico City, Mexico, July 27; Hong Kong, August 4, and Moscow,
Russia, August 10.
Mr. Perez is one of the great business networkers and motivators on the business 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.