For Immediate Release
Media Relations Coordinator
The Speed Traders
Hundreds in China to Take Privileged Look at How
Traders Profit With Computers Set at High Speed
Edgar Perez, Author, The Speed Traders, Speaker at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai: How
Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities,
Options, Futures and FX, August 1
(July 26,2012, New York) Edgar Perez, author of The Speed Traders: An Insider's Look at the New High-
Frequency Trading Phenomenon That Is Transforming the Investing World, will provide an Understanding of
High Frequency Trading in Equities and other Asset Classes at The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai:
How Algorithmic and High Frequency Traders Leverage Profitable Strategies to Find Alpha in Equities, Options,
Futures and FX, August 1. Among other topics, Mr. Perez will discuss:
The need for speed and sophisticated computer programs in generating, routing, and executing orders
Co-location and individual data feeds to minimize latency
Time-frames for establishing and closing highly-liquid positions
Review of the most important strategies: market making, trend following, value arbitrage and others
The Speed Traders Workshop 2012 Shanghai (http://www.TheSpeedTradersWorkshop.com) 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 Shanghai (http://thespeedtradersworkshopshanghai.eventbrite.com/) kicks off a series of
presentations in the world’s most important financial centers: Moscow, Russia, August 10; Jakarta, Indonesia,
September 7; Singapore, September 15; New York, New York, September 25; Chicago, Illinois, October 9 and
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 14.
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, Moscow, Jakarta, Singapore, New York, Chicago and Dubai),
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.